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Aiyoh, is now officially in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED)! The September update to OED contains more than 500 new words, phrases, and senses. Interesting additions include splendiferous, YOLO, our favourite Aiyoh and some inappropriate ones! Popularly used amongst the Tamils and other South Indian & Sri Lankan communities, “Aiyoh” actually originates from China! The word is […]

Making the rounds on social media is a video of Chinese women speaking in Tamil for China’s state run Tamil station. For the Tamil community who are unified by the language and rich ancient culture, an immense nation such as China embracing the language is a source of pride. With humble beginnings in the civil […]