A Comparison on the Survival and Retention of the Tamil Language among the Tamil Migrants in Malaysia and Mauritiu

Narayanasamy Karpaya  Paramasivam Muthusamy  Atieh Farashaiyan Atieh Rahman Sahragard 

Abstract
This study proposes to trace the differences in the attitude of the Tamil migrants in Malaya (Malaysia) and in Mauritius, and the factors that have contributed towards such attitudes that have had differing results in the retention of the Tamil language in their midst. It is based on secondary sources, the many studies made on different topics that have shed light on this matter. More specifically, this research briefly look into the Tamil migration patterns to these territories at different times of history, and its ability to maintain its language as a means of social communication

DOI: 10.32996/ijllt.2019.2.4.30 
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