Old Tamil Poetry

Translations of Tamil Poetic works that span 2000 years

Thirukkural -1108

Bliss for lovers is a hug so tight,
that even air doesn’t pass through.

வீழும் இருவர்க்கு இனிதே வளிஇடை
போழப் படாஅ முயக்கு.

Real bliss for lovers is to hug each other so tight that even a whiff of air can’t pass through them.

வீழ் – fall (in love)
வளி – air
போழ் – split
முயங்குதல் – embrace / hug


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