How to use Tamils in a sentence
The Malay population of the peninsula, including immigrants from the eastern archipelago, number some 750,000 to Soo,000, while the Tamils and other natives of India number about ioo,000, the aboriginal natives of the peninsula perhaps 20,000, Europeans and Americans about 6500, and Eurasians about 9000.
At the height of the coffee-growing enterprise 20,000 men, women and children, chiefly Sinhalese and Tamils, found employment in the large factories and stores of the merchants scattered over the town, where the coffee Was cleaned, prepared, sorted and packed for shipment.
The town, which is built on a promontory at a point nearest to the mainland, is largely occupied by Chinese and Tamils, though the Malays are also well represented.
The population was composed of 71,462 Chinese, 34,286 Malays, 18,740 Tamils and other natives of India, 1649 Eurasians, 993 Europeans and Americans, and 1699 persons of other nationalities.
The native population consists of Malay fishermen, Chinese, Tamils and small shifting communities of Kadayans, Tutongs and other natives of the neighbouring Bornean coast.Advertisement
See Vilmos Fraknoi, Tamils Bakocz (Hung.) (Budapest, 1889).
Tamils have a long association with the British and words incorporated into English include pariah and catamaran.
The author provides a brief background on the Plantation Tamils, " descendants of Indian labor migrants to the plantation Tamils, " descendants of Indian labor migrants to the plantations during the British period.
The Tamils had suspected cholera and smallpox at the time.