Pazhaimai -81st chapter of Thirukural
(familiarity in friendship)
(The poet feels that when friendship matures , it induces the friends to take some independence with each other.He feels that when your close friend , causes sorrow to you because of familiarity , you should not mind it.)google images
1.Pazhaimai yenapaduvathu yathu yenin , yathum,
Kizhaimayai keezhnthida natpu
1Familiarity is that which makes you not neglecting ,
Opinions of close friends but acting according to that.
2.Natpir kuruppukezhuthagaimai maththatharkku ,
Uppathal chandror kadan.
2.Friendship implies acting with familiarity and agreeing to it ,
Sweetly is the duty of learned people.
3.Pazhakiya natpevan cheyyum kezhu thagaimai,
Cheithangu amayaa kadai.
3.though we do not agree about action by a friend with familiarity ,
If we do not consider it as done by us and agree to it, what is the use of friendship.
4.Vizhai thagayaan vendi yiruppar kezhuthagayaal ,
Kelaathu nattar cheyin.
4.If a friend does an act due to familiarity , a learned man,
Would act as if that he likes it much.
5.Pethaimai ondro perum kizhamai yendru unarka,
Nothakkaa nattar cheyyin.
5.If a friend does acts which we do not like , we should act ,
As if it was done due to great familiarity or due to ignorance .
6.YEllai kan nindraar thuravaar tholaividathum .
THollai kan nindrar thodarppu.
6.Those whose friendship has matured would not ,
Leave friendship of a familiar friend , even if problems arise because of it.
7.Azhi vantha cheyyinum anbaraar anbin ,
Vazhi vandha kenmayavar.
7.Those who have loving friendship which has cause familiarity ,
Would not leave that friendship , even if that friend does destructive acts.
8.Kel izhukkam kelaa kezhuthagaimai vallarkku,
Naal izhukkam nattaar cheyin.
8.Those who not bother about the words of others about mistakes ,
By a familiar friend of theirs, would have a useful day when that familiar friend does mistakes.
9.Kedaa vazhi vantha kenmayaar kenmai ,
Vidaar vizhayum ulagu.
9.As long as a person having friend who has familiarity ,
Does not leave that friendship , would like and appreciate him.
10.Vizhayaar vizhaya padu pazhayaar kan,
Panpin thalai piriyaathaar .
10.Those who do not forsake familiarity from a friend who does a mistake ,
Would be even considered desirable by their enemies.