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Number of Tamil alphabets

How many Tamil alphabets are there?

247 combinations

Not too many people know the fact that the Tamil script is a script that is used by the Tamil people in India, Sri Lanka.  Keep in mind that the Tamil script has 12 vowels, 18 consonants and one character, which is classified in Tamil grammar as being neither a consonant nor a vowel.  It is interesting to know the fact that there are thirty-one letters in their independent form.  There is also an additional combination of 216 letters.  There is a total of 247 combinations of a consonant and a vowel, a mute consonant, or a vowel alone.

This fact is verified on : September 3, 2014.





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