GUNDERT BUNGLOW

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Location: 20 Kms From Kannur, Kerala
Residence of : Dr. Hermann Gundert
Significance: Malayalam's Oldest Newspaper Took Shape Here
Main Languages: Malayalam, Hindi, English

Gundert Bunglow, Kannur, Kerala Located 20 kms from Kannur, at Nettur, Gundert's Bungalow is on the out skirts of Thalaserry. It is a historically significant place for all lovers of Malayalam Language.

Home of Dr. Hermann Gundert (1814-1893), a scholar of the German Basel Mission, who compiled the first Malayalam English dictionary. The revered German priest and lexicographer lived in the bungalow for 20 years from 1839.

Mr. Gundert was the publisher of one of the Malayalam's oldest newspapers, the 'Paschimodayam', and also authored several books on Malayalam grammar.



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