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Will the language "Tamil" be added to the Incubator?

Tamil is an Indian language. It is ancient and one of the oldest languages in this world with a rich literary background. it would be great to see people learn Tamil on Duolingo! :)

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/sommerlied
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Some friends of me speak Tamil. I'd love to learn some so that I can talk to them in their mother tongue :D

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/indresh.in

*mine

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/kleczekr
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Dear all, It seems that the Hindi module for Duolingo is going to be released soon, and we can see in the incubator some other interesting non-European languages, among them Swahili and Vietnamese. Maybe we should give second thought to the possibility of creating a Tamil module? I myself would not be able to contribute much to such a course beyond help with sketching a tree and assembling a list of basic vocabulary - but here I do have quite some experience in learning Tamil as a non-native speaker. If there are fellow Duolingo enthusiasts knowing Tamil as their first language, for the possibility of creating such a module to be considered you would need to send a proposal to Duolingo team here: https://incubator.duolingo.com/apply You can see that there is no option of choosing "Tamil" yet, and it has to be entered manually under the field "other". It would be really great if we could give it a start!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/neksium
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Yeah Tamil is a beautiful language but it I have found it difficult to learn properly. I would also be ready to learn it should it come to Duolingo

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Rachel470066
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Yes, Tamil! Let's hope they add it.

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vasantam

I would also love to learn Tamil with Duolingo. If a few people are interested in running an english<->tamil incubator, i would be a willing tester. Check out https://incubator.duolingo.com/

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Prith2

YES! My aunt sent a Duolingo request for Tamil for English Speakers.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xo_.Joanna._xo

Good x

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bibliophilea

Yes please! My dad's native language is Tamil, but I only know a few words and phrases, and I've hardly any grasp on the grammar. I would love for there to be a course on Tamil!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeorgeRamayya

I am native Tamil speaker too... I love this forum and tool and will support definitely the Tamil to English or the other way around... Since hindi is in process, like to take the script learning methods from there to leverage in this...

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mkuhn1
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I support this 100%. Tamil is a very important language, with millions of speakers. In India (where it is the main language of Tamil Nadu) it is a very useful language to learn, and the common language for most of the Indian learners would be English.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IanDaSilva3

Adding my vote for Tamil. I'm travelling to Tamil Nadu in summer 2017 and would love to improve my knowledge of the language before I go!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CleverUsername0
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I've put in a request to work on the Tamil for English Speakers course. I think that if more people apply, the demand will go up and Duolingo will create a course. So, any speakers of both languages, please try to apply.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/1167240677

i speak tamil!!!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/nimalens

Tamil would be great to learn! Spoken in many parts of the world and a beautiful, ancient language.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sriram_Balu

Hey I'm a native Tamil speaker. I'm waiting for Tamil in duolingo.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lzest

I would also like to add my vote for Tamil.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/danwizard2013
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if billingual speakers apply to do that language on the incubator they will add it, apparently they are adding languages based on demand.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/KeithanV

same here

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/hotlava5743

it is good to add tamil

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bharkavi
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please add tamil i am eager to learn it

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/R.Dharanidharan
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I'm ready to contribute to the Tamil for English speakers course if they introduce it as I am fluent in both the languages.I'm very happy to see that so many of you are eager to add this course.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/prbht.vrm
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1 lingot to everyone who contributes making of tamil.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xo_.Joanna._xo

Yes! Xx

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RubaNack89

It would be awesome if you could do so!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PranavShri1

I will also contribute

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TusharMohan3

Please do - I speak Tamil (as my mother tongue) but I am nowhere near fluency, so I would love to learn it.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SairamSundar

Tamil please, I am a Tamilian who knows very little, but would like to know the real language.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xo_.Joanna._xo

Same x

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TusharMohan3

^

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fredrick_Sam

Surely I want to see Tamizh in Duolingo. There are many waiting out there to contribute for this course.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AdithJosh

That is a great idea. I really want to learn Tamil

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tigeard22

Tamil needs to be as lots of people want to learn the language which pleases me

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ayv152

Yes, please! It is my mother tongue, but I only know the spoken language, that too we speak it with a lot of sanskrit influence at home. I would really love to read and write in it as well as learn the proper, formal form of the language.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GeorgeRamayya

I see Tamil in incubation Phase1 with one contributor Rohan Shankar and good news is today is the estimated date for Phase1 readiness. I have applied for incubation support. Hope to see Tamil shortly.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/rowschank
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Please watch this thread here: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/16040985

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MaggieEarl1

I NEED to learn Tamil! I'm currently 6 months pregnant with the child of a wonderful Tamil man and I hate that I won't be able to help teach this child the language of his family! Please add this language soon!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TriciaSutt

PLEASE add Tamil. It's very hard to find good resources for Tamil and it's one of the oldest and beautiful languages on Earth.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tigeard22

i think this is 100% true

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ExoticButters.Ca

my parents are tamil it would be really useful if it was added

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LinusWong
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I'm from Singapore and given that Tamil is one of our official languages, it would be nice to be able to learn it from a Duolingo course.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Elanjelian

I am a native speaker of Tamil. I would certainly be delighted if a lot more people speak it. It is unfortunate that to date we don't quite have (at least from what I've seen) a good online course for learning Tamil. So, if Duolingo were to start one, it would be a welcoming development, indeed.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CaioFranca2
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Yeah, Please Duo, add Tamil.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aaryaninja

Yes I am contrubuting to Tamil னான் ஒரு பச்சை தமிழன்.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IvanSauve

I would love to learn Tamil. I've heard there is a lot of poetry, that date back centuries.

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kapi516942

I would be happy to contribute to a Tamil for English speakers course. It would be great to add Tamil to Duolingo!

7 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AnCatDubh
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Anything to end Hindi imperialism. Also, what with the amount of literature and culture in the language, it’s been pretty high on the list of languages I’d like to learn for a while now.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/1-Jeus-1

yes

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DarkZX

I was born in australia and my whole family speaks Tamil. I'd love to learn it!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/crazybonesyo75

I speak Tamil!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lightning307

YEAH!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/prithinet

I am also a tamilian and would love to contribute to this course. Naan Tamilan Da !!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sindramohan

I'm interested to learn Tamil also. Please add to duolingo!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ichbinAB

I too would be glad to contribute to the module if one is incubated for Tamil. My native language is Tamil, I am born and brought up in Tamil Nadu, India and I am familiar with the colloquial and written styles of Tamil. Eagerly waiting..

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Priyadarsh798140

I'm also from Tamilnadu. I would be extremely happy if Tamil language is added in duolingo. And I'm willing to contribute too..

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fernando-SC
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I would be very interested in studying Tamil!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/xo_.Joanna._xo

Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee do it! Xx

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VeraMorgana

Willing to contribute if somone starts it. Did tamil for 10 years till high school

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/vilasinisu

i have sent a request too.. glad to c so many of you interested in my mother tongue..

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Aaryaninja

Tamil for English speakers really interesting I am voting for this for a long time

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YathushanV

can i still

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Nightwing27

I speak it

11 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PranavShri1

I would be happy to contribute

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PolyHun167895432

As a language enthusiast, I'd love to have Tamil on Duolingo. Considering how widely its speakers have spread across the globe, it is worth learning.

9 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EstJojo

As far as learning the alphabet, I recommend 'Alphabet-in-Song' (Tamil Language) by Oriental Records, INC.

You simply send $5 via Paypal and he ships the CD; I had no problems.

I uploaded the songs to Google Drive so that I can play it on my phone.

You can also learn the alphabet from my fav. YTber: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEDhB4gAZeAXAMJHG2RrFOw/videos

8 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/VeraMorgana

I have applied to contribute to English to Tamil in the incubator. I am sure many others have as well. As Hindi is close to completion, they may add another Indian language soon, so let's be patient! Looking forward to seeing more languages pop up on Duolingo.

5 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/maheshvaroham
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Yes please add Tamil

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