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The picture that you see above is of a tea-garden/tea-plantation in Munnar, Kerala. Munnar literally translates to 'The Three Rivers'.
The language spoken in this small South-Indian State of Kerala is called Malayalam and is a Dravidian language with some Sanskrit influence and has around 40 million speakers. Due to some weird and incomprehensible sounds that the language possess, it is almost impossible for a non-native Malayalam speaker to learn how to speak it.
Apart from being a hard to speak language, Malayalam is also an Abugida, or an Alphasyllabary, which means than for a native European language speaker, who does not know how Abugidas work, the written form of the language is hard to crack as well. Even for people who know how Abugidas work, and even if they know an Abugida or two, even if they know an Indian language - Malayalam still remains a monstrous and impregnable language.
A reason for this is that Malayalam employs certain consonants that most other Indian languages do not. It also has a complicated method of merging two letters into one - sometimes even three into one.
Along with these complex letters and sounds, Malayalam also has a strange sentence structure and employs a long list of metaphors, similes, and other super-lingual features.
Malayalam also has rich literature and poetry, with epic pieces of musics and stories being written in the language.
So, whatever one says, Malayalam remains one of the hardest languages for anyone to learn.
Along with that, Malayalees (People who speak Malayalam) also seem to have this urge to learn other languages, and often you will find Malayalees who speak a European language better than the speaker of another European language (For example: a Malayalee may speak better French that a Spaniard.), but of course, the 'quality-quality' of the language may vary widely.
Try learning some basics of Malayalam through the videos featured above and below...
This is a Malayalam song that was part of the Malayalam blockbuster religious-horror movie Ezra. It showcases a lot of the sounds that non-Malayalees cannot speak or say, as well as shows how satisfying, pleasant, and simple Malayalam music is.
This is a popular Malayalam song from a famous Malayalam movie called Theevandi (literally 'The Train'.).
The Malayalam Film Industry is probably one of the best Film Industries in the world, but because its viewing audience is pretty small, it has not yet been able to achieve large global fame.