Significance of Arabic Language and Tamil-Arabic Relationship

  • Dr. K.M.A. Ahamed Zubair
Keywords: Tamil, Arabic, Tamilians, Arabs, Significance, Linguistic Affinity.


Tamil language has been exposed to significant Arabic language interference and vice-versa. This interference spanned over centuries of cultural, literary and religious influence under various periods. It is less known that Tamil- Tamilians came into contact with Arabic language-Arabs, either directly or indirectly by the way of maritime commercial activities. This paper aims at analyzing the legacy and significance of Arabic language and Tamil- Arabic relationship. This study introduces a new approach to Dravidian-Tamil and Semitic-Arabic language contact in a vivid manner

How to Cite
Dr. K.M.A. Ahamed Zubair. “Significance of Arabic Language and Tamil-Arabic Relationship”. Al-Bukhari Journal of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Vol. 1, no. 1, Mar. 2022, pp. 76 -79,