This is a proposed alphabet that is meant to be used for writing of Tamil. It is now in a very early stage of development, so some changes may occur to it in the future as the creator see fit. For any questions please use the email link below.

Malayāḷaṃ latīn akṣaramāla/മലയാള ലത്തീൻ അക്ഷരമാല
The Malayalam Latin alphabet

Devised by: Michael Fustumum (michaelpeterfustumum(at)gmail.com)

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Latin letter

Malayalam letter

IPA

1

A a

[a]

2 Ā ā [aː]
3 B b [bʱ]
4 Bh bh [bʱ]

C c

[t͡ʃ]

6 Ch ch [t͡ʃʰ]
7 D d [ɖ]
8 Dh dh [ɖʱ]
9

E e

[e]

10 Ē ē [eː]
11 F f [f]
12 G g [ɠ]
13 Gh gh [gʱ]
14

H h

[ɦ]

15 Ḥ ḥ [h]
16

I i

[i]

17 Ī ī [iː]
18

J j

[d͡ʒ]

19 Jh jh [d͡ʒʱ]
20

K k

[k]

21 Kh kh [kʰ]
22

L l

[l]

23 Ḷ ḷ [ɭ]
24 Ḻ ḻ [ɻ]
25

M m

[m]

26 Ṃ ṃ [m]
27

N n

[n̪]

28 Ṇ ṇ [ɳ]
29 [ɲ]
30 Ṅ ṅ [ŋ]
31

O o

[o]

32 Ō ō [oː]
33

P p

[p]

34 Ph ph [pʰ]
35

R r

[ɾʲ]

36 Ṟ ṟ [r]
37

S s

[s]

38 Ṣ ṣ [ʂ]
39

Š š

[ɕ], [ʃ]

40

T t

[t̪]

41 Th th [t̪ʰ]
42 Ṭ ṭ

[ʈ]

43 Ṭh ṭh [ʈʰ]
44

U u

[u]

45 Ū ū [uː]
46

V v

[ʋ]

47

Y y

[j]

There would not be letters q, w, x, z, which would be replaced by k, v, ks, s, respectively.

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Manuṣyarellāvarum tulyāvakāśan̄n̄aḷōṭum antassōṭum svātantryattōtumkūṭi janiccavarāṇ. Anyōnyam bhrātrubāvattoṭe perumāṛuvānāṇa manuṣyannu vivēkabuddhiyum manaṣṣākṣiyum siddhamāyirikkunnat.

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