Example 41-10

pentiyaa kabeelu nɔɔna; maraa konda graandi
pentiyaa
comb
kabeelu
hair
nɔɔna;
lady
maraa
tie
konda
knot
graandi
big
Comb your hair, lady; tie a big knot

Comment:
The field notes (Smith 1974–5) record konda with a dental nasal-stop cluster; since Tamil has retroflexes koɳɖa, this may be a transcription error. The field notes (Smith 1974–5) record kaveel is recorded as the modern lexical item in 0714.
Type:
written (poetic)
Source:
Smith's 1974-5 field notes: 2135