Telugu, a Dravidian language, is the Official Language of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh (states in India). It stands 4th on the list of most spoken languages in India, after Hindi, Bengali, and Marathi. Telugu Is the most widely spoken member of the Dravidian language family.
Immigrants that speak Telugu can be found in the neighboring states of Chhattisgarh, some parts of Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu, Odisha, Karnataka, and the Kharagpur area of West Bengal. In the Indian state Karnataka, 7.0% of the population speak Telugu and in the state of Tamil Nadu, this number of people speaking Telugu goes to 5.6%.
Under schedule 8 of the constitution, Telugu is one of the 22 languages of the Republic of India. It is among the official languages of the union territories of Pondicherry. Telugu is a language in South Africa that falls in the category of protected languages and South Africa’s Constitution orders PanSALB to promote and ensure the respect of Telugu with other languages.
Telugu is the fastest-growing language in the nation of the United States. With more than 1,000,000 people speaking Telugu there. This gave Central New Jersey its nickname, Little Andhra.
The Telugu script comprises 60 characters that are, 3 vowel modifiers, 16 vowels, and 41 consonants. Telugu has a vast set of letters that follows a basic system to express particular sounds.
The Telugu script is jotted down from left to right, and it consists of sequences of simple and complex characters. The script is syllabic in nature. In ancient Telugu, the sentence was made to end with either a single bar (|) or with a double bar (||). But by the effect of western punctuation, the old pattern lost its utilization in the modern world.