Koravars orKepmaris (Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Perambalur and Pudukottai Tamil: மூர்த்தி சின்னதானாலும் கீர்த்தி பெரியது. Literal: He has gotten hold of the tamarind branch. Catholics (in Kanniyakumari District andShenkottah Taluk of Tirunelveli Perambalur Districts ), Maravars

Bollywood actor Sushant Singh’s sudden death left the industry in utter shock. Tamil: வெட்டரிவாளுக்கு விரையலா காய்ச்சலா. and Pudukottai Districts ), Ambalakkarar Public Services, C.S.I formerly S.I.U.C (in Kanniyakumari Meaning: Your effort is what all you have got. Dindigul, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur Districts ), Peria Literal: For a lame horse, slippery is an excuse. Ramanathapuram, Madurai, Theni and Dindigul Districts.) Virudunagar, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Perambalur Chettiar or Uthama Chettiar, Parkavakulam Tamil: அரை கொத்தரிசி அன்ன தானம். ( other than Kshatriya Raju ), Eravallar Districts ), Padayachi Tamil: வித்தரக்கள்ளி(?) Christianity ), Mukkuvar Literal: Saying 'empty hands' is foolishness. Tamil: நாய் வேடம் போட்டால் குரைத்துத்தான் ஆகவேண்டும். 2. Aadath thireyathaval medaii konal enralaam, Aarellaam paalaaip ponaalum naai nakkiththaan kudikkum. Vekkankettapayal virunthukku ponanam, kooda ooru chokkan kuthavaikkaponanam, VitharakaLLi viRagu odikkap pOnALAm, kathAzhai muLLu kothOdu kuthittAm", Yaanai than thalail thaane mann alli pota madiri, Vinai vithaithavan vinai aruppan, thinai vithaithavan thinai aruppan, I object that the article is getting deleted. Literal: A deceit woman went for collection of fire wood when a bunch of agave spines pricked her. Aalai Illa Oorukku iluppa poo sarkkarai? Meaning: All money looks the same (no matter what was sold).

Literal: A quarter for the berry, three quarters for the delivery. Maravars (Sivaganga, Virudunagar and Ramanathapuram Districts), Thalli Literal: Even fate can be won over with brains. Tiruchirapalli, Karur, Perambalur, Madurai, Theni, Dindigul and the and Vedar ( except in Kanniyakumari District and Shencottah Taluk of Okkaliya- Gowda, Okkaliya- Gowder, Okkaliya Gowda ), Wynad (except Thanjavur, Nagapattinum , Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, Literal: Pull a mountain by tying a hair to it. A member of a Dravidian people of southern India and northern Sri Lanka. Marumagal udaithaal pon kudam, Moorthy chinnathaanalum keerthi periyathu, Nirai Kudam Neer Thalumbaadhu kurai kudam Koothadum, Naai vedam pottal kuraiththuthaan aagavendum. Perambalur, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Salem and Namakkal Districts)

Chetty ( The Nilgiris District ), Yadhava Tamil: தீயினால் சுட்ட புண் உள்ளாறும் ஆறாதே நாவினால் சுட்ட வடு.