imiz kaTal vaLaiiya

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imiz kaTal vaLaiiya INTu akan kiTakkai,
tamiz talaimayagkiya talaiyAlagkAnattu,
man uyirp panmaiyum, kURRattu orumaiyum,
n'innoTu tUkkiya ven vEl ceziya!
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'irum puli vETTuvan poRi aRin'tu mATTiya
perug kal aTArum pOnm' ena virumpi,
muyagkinEn allanO, yAnE mayagkik
kunRattu iRutta kurIi inam pOla,
ampu cenRu iRutta arum puN yAnait
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tUmpuTait taTak kai vAyoTu tumin'tu,
n'Ajcil oppa, n'ilam micaip puraLa,
eRin'tu kaLam paTutta En'tu vAL valattar
en'taiyoTu kiTan'tOr, em pun talaip putalvar;
'inna viRalum uLakol, n'amakku?' ena,
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mUtil peNTir kacin'tu aza, n'ANi,
kURRuk kaNNOTiya veruvaru paRan'talai,
ezuvar n'al valam kaTan'tOy! n'in
kazUu viLagku Aram kavaiiya mArpE?

tiNai vAkai; tuRai araca vAkai.
avanai avar pATiyatu.