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Azhagi - Oliyile Therivathu Lyrics
Movie : Azhagi
Music : Ilayaraja
Singer(s) : Karthik, Bhavatharini
Lyricist : Palani Barathi
YouTube: www.youtube.com/watch?v=26Sx_XyfFb8
Male :
Oliyile therivathu devathaiya ?
-> Is not the one in the light an angel?
Oliyile therivathu devathaiya ?
-> Is not the one in the light an angel?
Uyirile kalandhathu nee illaiya ?
-> Was it not you that mixed with my soul?
Ithu nesama nesamillaiya ?
-> Isn't it true
Nenavukku theriyalaiya ?
-> Doesn't my consciousness know?!
Kanavile nadakkutha ?
-> Is this happening in a dream?
Kangalum kangiratha ? Kangiratha ?
-> Are my eyes really seeing what they're seeing?
Oliyile therivathu devathaiya ?
Devathaiya ? Devathaiya ?
♩♪♫♬♭♮♯♩♪♫♬♭♮♯
Female :
Chinna manasukku velangavillaiye
nadappathu enenna ?
-> My simple mind doesn't comprehend all that is happening here
Enna enniyum puriyavillaiye nadandhathu enenna ?
-> No matter how deeply I try, I cannot understand this
Male :
Kovil maniya yaaru adikkira ?
-> Who was it that rang the temple bell?
Thoonga vilakka yaaru yethura ?
-> Who was it that lit the unending lamp
Oru pothum anaiyaama endrum oliranum
-> I hope the lamp stays alive forever
(This is a metaphor that conveys the love he feels and his hope that it never goes away)
Female :
Oliyile therivathu nee illaiya ?
Nee illaiya ? Nee illaiya ?
♩♪♫♬♭♮♯♩♪♫♬♭♮♯
Male :
Putham puthiyathoru ponnu silaiyonnu kulikkithu manjalile
-> A girl, as perfect as a new statue, is taking bath in turmeric water (a traditional ceremony in a few villages for when a girl reaches puberty)
poova polavo chinna meniyum kalanadhathu poovukkulle
-> Her skin, as delicate as a flower, brushes against other flowers
Female :
Ariya vayasu kelvi yezhupputhu
-> This stage of life, with these emotions unknown, raises questions
nadantha theriyum ezhuthivachathu
-> as events unfold, we shall see what the future holds
ezhuthiyatha padichalum ethum puriyala
-> When I try to decipher what's written, I fail -- this part might be a literal reference to one's attention drawn away from books/academics
Female :
Oliyile therivathu nee illaiya ?
Uyirile kalandhathu nee illaiya ?
Ithu nesama nesamillaiya ?
Nenavukku theriyalaiya ?
Kanavile nadakkutha ?
Kangalum kangiratha ? Kangiratha ?
Male :
Oliyile therivathu devathaiya ?
Devathaiya ? Devathaiya ?
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