Death of Tamil? - A Necessary Call for Simplification

Keywords: Tamil Script, Cyberspace, Digitisation, Unicode, Logograph, Tamil Brahmi, Phonetics

Abstract

Adequacy and efficiency of Tamil language is examined within the context of cyberspace, primarily in terms of ease of use and the critical resource demand it places on digitisation. On identifying the nature and weight of the problem an ambitious proposal is made to change the transcription of Tamil letters.

Published
2023-10-01
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