Question

Which language is likely to be spoken in the Chera kingdom of Mahodayapuram in the 9th century?

A

Hindi

B

Tamil

C

Telugu

D

Malayalam

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is D)

The Chera kingdom of Mahodayapuram was established in the ninth century in the south-western part of the peninsula, part of present-day Kerala. It is likely that Malayalam was spoken in this area. The rulers introduced the Malayalam language and script in their inscriptions.

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