Old Tamil Poetry

Translations of Tamil Poetic works that span 2000 years

Thirukkural – 428

Thirukkural – 428

To not fear what is to be feared is stupidity;
To fear what is to be feared is wise man’s quality.

அஞ்சுவ தஞ்சாமை பேதைமை யஞ்சுவ
தஞ்ச லறிவார் தொழில்.

அஞ்சுவது – to be feared
அஞ்சாமை – to not fear
பேதைமை – stupidity
அஞ்சல் – to fear
அறிவார் – wise person

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  1. Thanks for sharing. I think this is very relevant today.

    – j

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