Tamil rhymes and meters

Rhyme schemes in Tamil

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Rhyme schemes in Tamil

Monai (First letters) : Pachai Paravai  (Green bird)

Edhugai (Second letters) : Aruvi, Viruppu (Waterfall, Likes)

Iyaibu (End letters) : Yaakai-Vaazhkai (Body-life)

Kavidhaigal, Kavignargal (Poems and poets) rhyme in all three schemes 🙂 How beautiful !

And here’s Karky’s rhyme finder !

(Screenshot from Madhan Karky and coauthors’ paper on Lyric Analysis.)

 

Kavidhaigal, Kavignargal (Poems and poets) rhyme in all three schemes 🙂 How beautiful !

And here’s Karky’s rhyme finder !

Meters

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Nedil : 2 units of time

Kuril : 1 unit of time

Mei : 1/2 unit of time

Paadal (Song) is Nedil Kuril Mei (NKM)

 

(Screenshots from Madhan Karky and coauthors’ paper on Lyric Analysis.)

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