20 Words That We Borrowed From The Portuguese

The Portuguese were the first modern Europeans to find their way to India and went on to become a major colonial ruling power in South India. So it should come as no surprise that we have a few Malayalam words that are Portuguese in origin.

Let’s have a look at 20 such words that we use every day.

That was our list. Do you have more? Please share in the comments section.

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