Building free software tools and technology to enable and promote language literacy.
Helping students to explore the field of NLP and to research and develop language computing projects.
Designing, developing and delivering courses to make language learning a memorable journey.
Organising expert talks on varied domains to mete out comprehensive information on discrete subjects.
Chol Agaradhi is our Flagship dictionary project with an extensive database of more than one million words which offers comprehensive coverage of the Tamil language.
Our papers have been presented and published in International conferences and have fetched the best paper awards.
Students from schools and colleges join us as interns to work on exciting language computing projects.
We have an exclusive range of Tamil APIs for enterprises and institutions for their Tamil computing needs.
We collaborate with companies such as Amazon Kindle to provide free bilingual dictionaries for their Kindle devices.
We designed and developed projects like Sorkuvai, a word corpus for TamilNadu government and more such significant works.
We host online talks where professionals from a range of industries share their knowledge and insights with our Tamil audience.
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You can visit the donate page to support our activities. We are registered with 80G so you can get your tax exemption for your donation.
KaReFo is a non-profit organisation founded by Madhan Karky and Nandini Karky in the year 2013.
Our programmers successfully convert the rules of Tholkappiyam to modern day coding by deep understanding of both the grammar rules and the programming language syntax.
Our Linguists constantly hunt for new words for advancing our understanding of human communication and preserving our linguistic heritage.
Our team comprises a diverse group of individuals like language tutors, designers and researchers - who work persistently in compiling resources and deliver it for an effective language learning experience.
Founder, Research Head
Founder, Finance Head
Do you have linguistics or programming skills and would love to contribute towards our project,
please contact us.
We want to create a world where language learning is the purest joy
and knowledge sharing is the ultimate pleasure.
Building bridges between timeless Tamil
and today’s technology is what we do.
I see the world as nodes and edges. Understanding rules from 3000 year old grammar and coding it in modern programming languages is my everyday cup of hot chocolate.
ஒவ்வொரு நாளும் சங்ககால சொற்கள் முதல் தற்கால கலைச்சொற்கள் வரை கொணர்வதும் உருவாக்குவதும் தரும் மகிழ்ச்சியை வேறெந்தச் செயலாலும் ஈடுகட்டமுடியாது.
Watching a six-year-old and a sixty-year-old learn together and form connections is heart warming and inspiring. These intangible rewards are the keepsakes I'll treasure for years.