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Song: cinnanjiru kiLiyE - Click to listen (Sowmya R)!


cinnan siru kiLiyE
raagam: raagamaalika
taaLam: roopakam
Composer: Subrahmanya Bhaaratiyaar
Language: Tamil

1 raagam: kaapi

22 kharaharapriya janya
Aa: S R2 M1 P N3 S
Av: S N2 D2 N2 P M1 G2 R2 S

cinnam shirukkiLiyE kaNNammA shelvak-kaLanjiyamE
ennaik-kali tIrttE ulagil Etram puriya vandAi

2

piLLaik-kaniyamudE kaNNammA pEshum por-chittiramE
aLLi aNaittiDavE en munnE Adi varum tEnE

3 raagam: maanD

29 shankaraabharaNam janya
Aa: S G3 M1 P D2 S
Av: S N3 D2 P M1 G3 R2 S

Odi varugaiyilE kaNNammA uLLam kuLirudaDi
Adit-tiridal kaNDAl unnaip-pOi Avi tazhuvudaDIaaDi tiridal kaNDaal unnai poi aavi tazhuvudaDi

4 raagam: vasantaa

17 sooryakaantam janya
Aa: S M1 G3 M1 D2 N3 S
Av: S N3 D2 M1 G3 R1 S

ucci tanai mughandAl garuvam Ongi vaLarudaDi
mecci unnai yAr pugazhndAl mEni shilirkkudaDI

5 raagam: tilang

28 harikaambhOji, 30 naaganandini janya
Aa: S G3 M1 P N3 S
Av: S N2 P M1 G3 S

kannattil muttamiTTAn uLLam tAn kaL veri koLLudaDi
unnait-tazhuviDivO kaNnammA un mattamArudaDI

6 raagam: hindOLam

20 naTabhairavi janya
Aa: S G2 M1 D1 N2 S
Av: S N2 D1 M1 G2 S

shaTru mukham shivandAl manadu sancalamAgudaDi
neTri shurungak-kaNDAl enakku nenjam padaikkudaDI

7 raagam: neelamaNi

27 sarasaangi janya
Aa: S R2 M1 P D1 N3 S
Av: S N3 D1 P M1 R2 S

un kaNNil nIr vazhindAl ennenjil udiram koTTudaDi
en kaNNin pAvaiyenrO kaNNammA ennuyir ninradanrO

8 raagam: neelaambari

29 dheera shankaraabharaNam janya
Aa: S R2 G3 M1 P D2 P N3 S
Av: S N3 P M1 G3 R2 G3 S

shollum mazhalaiyilE kaNNammA tunbangaL tIrttiDuvAi
mullai shirippAlE enadu mUrkham tavirttiDuvAi

9 raagam: valaci

16 cakravaakam janya
Aa: S G3 P D2 N2 S
Av: S N2 D2 P G3 S

inbak-kadaigaLellAm unnaip-pOl EdugaL sholvaduNDO
anbu taruvadilE unainEr AghumOr deivamuNDO

10 raagam: madyamaavati

22 kharaharapriya janya
Aa: S R2 M1 P N2 S
Av: S N2 P M1 R2 S

mArbilaNivadarkkE unnaippOl vaira maNigaLuNDO
shIr peTru vAzhvadarkkE unnaippOl shelvam peridumuNDO

(cinnanjiru)


Meaning: By hraghav
cinnam shirukkiLiyE kaNNammA shelvak-kaLanjiyamE

Cinnam shiru = Small / very Little / Petite
kiLiyE = Parrot
KaNNammA = dear, or a common South Indian female name (Bharthi alluded to this name quite a lot)
shelvak-kaLanjiyamE - A bountiful Treasure

My Petite Parrot, My Bountiful Treasure

ennaik-kali tIrttE ulagil Etram puriya vandAi

Ennaik - For me
kali - Happiness
tIrttE - make whole, fulfill
ulagil - In the World
Etram - Progress / forward
puriya - do / doing
vandai - came

My Wholesome Happiness, You came to create progress in this world

2 piLLaik-kaniyamudE kaNNammA pEshum por-chittiramE

piLLai - Child
kaniyamudE - Fruit dipped in Nectar
kaNNammA - a common South Indian female name
pEshum - to speak / speaking
por - Golden
chittiramE - painting

My Child-like, fruit dipped nectar, my speaking golden portrait

aLLi aNaittiDavE en munnE Adi varum tEnE

aLLi - to grab with passion
aNaittiDaVE - to hug with passion, enthusiasm
en - My / Mine
munnE - in front
Adi - Dancing / moving with grace
varum - come / came
tEnE - Honey

You come before me so gracefully that I feel like hugging you with passion

3 Odi varugaiyilE kaNNammA uLLam kuLirudaDi

Odi - Running
varugaiyilE - coming / came
kaNNammA - dear, a common South Indian female name
uLLam - Heart
kuLirudaDi - Cooled / Cooling

When you come running towards me, my heart chills

Adit-tiridal kaNDAl unnaip-pOi Avi tazhuvudaDI

Adit-tiridal - Dance around with merriness
kaNDAl - To See
unnaip-pOi - Come near you
Avi tazhuvudaDI - My soul hugs you

When I see you dancing with merriness, my soul hugs you

4 ucci tanai mughandAl garuvam Ongi vaLarudaDi

Ucci - Top of forehead
Tanai - That part (as in that part of the forehead)
mughandal - Kiss lightly, smell
garuvam - Proud
Ongi - Strong
ValarudaDi - Grows

When I smell the top of your head, I feel strongly proud

mecci unnai yAr pugazhndAl mEni shilirkkudaDI

mecci - To praise with sincerely
Unnai - you
Yar - whomever
pugazhndal - praise
mEni - skin
shilirkkudaDI - tingles (goose bumps)

If I hear someone praise you with sincerety, my skin tingles with excitement

5 kannattil muttamiTTAn uLLam tAn kaL veri koLLudaDi

kannattil - Cheeks
muttamiTTan - Kissed
uLLam tAn - Heart
kAL - liquor
veri - berserk
koLLudaDi - state of

if I kiss you on your cheeks, my heart goes beserk as if it is drunk with liquor

unnait-tazhuviDivO kaNnammA un mattamArudaDI

unnai - you
unnait-tazhuviDivO - Hug with passion
kaNnammA - dear, or a common South Indian female name
un mattamArudaDI - blissful happiness

If I hug you with passion, I feel a blissful happiness

6 shaTru mukham shivandAl manadu sancalamAgudaDi

ShaTru - momentarily
mukham - face
shivandAl - redness (as in became red with embarassment, discomfort, worry)
manadu - heart
sancalamagudaDi - disturbed (as in I'm disturbed)

If your face turns to discomfort, even momentarily, my heart is disturbed

neTri shurungak-kaNDAl enakku nenjam padaikkudaDI

neTri - Forehead
Shurungak - shrunk (as in wrinkled forehead)
kanDal - See
enakku - me / mine
nenjam - Heart
padaikkudadi - flutter with fear

When I see your forehead wrinkle, my heart flutters with fear...

7 un kaNNil nIr vazhindAl ennenjil udiram koTTudaDi

un - Your
Kannil - Eyes
Nir - Water (as in cry)
ennenjil - My Heart
udiram - Blood
KoTTudaDi - pours

If I even see small droplets of tears in your eyes, a whole river of blood flows in my heart

en kaNNin pAvaiyenrO kaNNammA ennuyir ninradanrO

en - me / mine
KaNNin - eyes
Pavaiyenro - girl / light
KannAmma - dear, a common South Indian female name
ennuyir - It is actually En Uyir - My Soul / My Life
ninradanro - is yours

(because) You're the light of my eyes, my life is yours

8 shollum mazhalaiyilE kaNNammA tunbangaL tIrttiDuvAi

shollum - Speaking (as in words)
mazhalaiyile - child like mumblings
kannamma - dear, or a common South Indian female name
tunbangal - misery / sorrow / worries
tIrttiDuvAi - cure (as in you will cure)

In your child-like speaking, you'll cure all my worries/misery

mullai shirippAlE enadu mUrkham tavirttiDuvAi

mullai - Jasmine flower, small, guileless
Shirippale - Smile
Enadu - Mine / my
murkham - ignorance (as in stupidity)
tavirttiduvai - avoid / avoidance

In your innocent smile, you'll cure me of my ignorance

9 inbak-kadaigaLellAm unnaip-pOl EdugaL sholvaduNDO

inbak-kadaigaLellAm - Happy stories
unnaip-pOl - Like you
EdugaL - Pages (as in pages of a book)
sholvaduNDO - Tell

Can you even be described in pages and pages of Happy stories?

anbu taruvadilE unainEr AghumOr deivamuNDO

anbu - Love
taruvadile - Giving
unainEr AghumOr - Wonderful, combination / play on words -- means, nigar - (as in equal to you)
deivamundo - God (as in is there a God equal to you)

In sharing Love, can even a God equal you?

10 mArbilaNivadarkkE unnaippOl vaira maNigaLuNDO

mArbil - Chest (as in over the chest)
AniVadarKke - wear ( as in wear over the chest)
unnaipol - like you
vaira - Diamonds / precious stones
manigal - Precious stones
Undo - Is there?

To wear on the chest, are there even diamonds/pearls like you?

shIr peTru vAzhvadarkkE unnaippOl shelvam piridumuNDO (cinnanjiru)

ShIr - Prosperity
Petru - Got (as in get prosperous)
vazhvadarkke - live
unnaipol - like you
shelvam - Treasure (large sum of bounty)
Peridu - Large
Undo - Is there?

Is there even a larger treasure than you in my life? i.e. You're the most prosperous treasure in my life.

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Though this song is said to describe Bharathi's feelings for a child, he has employed double-meanings which may indicate his wife, Chellamma.


Other information:
Lyrics provided by Lakshman Ragde.

Song performed for karnATik by Sowmya.


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updated on 06/19/2013