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  • noun A member of the largest Muslim community in Kerala state, India.

Etymologies

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Malayalam മാപ്പിള

Examples

  • In these times in which the Mappila traditions of Malabar are clearly under threat, I thought that it was necessary to reclaim this figure for our children and ourselves - and translating NP's sensitive rendering of the tales, which reverberates with the folk wisdom of the Mappilas of Malabar, seemed the best way to do it.

    Kafila

  • In these times in which the Mappila traditions of Malabar are clearly under threat, I thought that it was necessary to reclaim this figure for our children and ourselves - and translating NP's sensitive rendering of the tales, which reverberates with the folk wisdom of the Mappilas of Malabar, seemed the best way to do it.

    Kafila

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