I need to write Telugu quotation in English (using babel) documentation. I want 2 or 3 lines quotation in telugu. I am using :

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    Welcome to TeX.SX! Unfortunately there is no telugu language support in babel so far.
    – user31729
    Commented Jul 8, 2014 at 13:59
  • You just want 2 or 3 lines? Then full support of babel is surely not a requirement.
    – Werner
    Commented Jul 8, 2014 at 14:16

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For just a couple of lines, here is what you can do currently with luatex, which is the recommended engine (besides xetex) for the so-called ‘complex scripts’. No Telugu font is included in TeXLive afaik, and Vani is a Windows font.





English text. \foreignlanguage{telugu}{భారతదేశంలో అత్యధికంగా మాతృభాషగా
మాట్లాడే భాషలలో తెలుగు నాలుగో స్థానంలో ఉంది.} English text.


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