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Song: Pottu vaiththa
Film: Idhayam


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Legend for the notes:
s  = sa    = C
r1 = ri 1  = C#
r2 = ri 2  = D
g2 = ga 2  = D#
g3 = ga 3  = E
m1 = ma 1  = F
m2 = ma 2  = F#
p  = pa    = G
d1 = da 1  = G#
d2 = da 2  = A
n2 = ni 2  = A#
n3 = ni 3  = B
S  = sa    = C [next octave; higher "sa"]
R1 ...


Notes: s r2 g3 m1 p d2 n3 S
here, r=r2, g=g3, m=m1, d=d2, n=n3 [unless otherwise specified]
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pottu vaiththa oru vatta nila
s  s  s    p.  ss  r  r  r d.
C  C  C    G.  CC  D  D  D A.

kulir punnagaiyil enai thotta nila
r r   g  g m  gr  rs   s   s  s s
D D   E  E F  ED  DC   C   C  C C

en manadhil ambu vitta nila 
s  s s p.   s s  r  r  r d.
C  C C G.   C C  D  D  D A.

idhu etta nindru enai sutta nila
rr   g g  m  gr  rs   s  s  s s
DD   E E  F  ED  DC   C  C  C C


vazhnaal thorum 
p   d p  mg r
G   A G  FE D

dhinandhaan kaadhoram
g  m  p     dp mg r
E  F  G     AG FE D

paadal  koorum
p  dnS  ndpmgr
G  ABC+ BAGFED

(pottu)


Stanza 1:

aaraadha aasaigal thondrum enai thoondum
p p  p   p p  pr  mg  g    gr   mg   g
G G  G   G G  GD  FE  E    ED   FE   E

aanaalum vaai pesa anjum indha nenjam
p p  p   p    p pr mgg   g r   mg g
G G  G   G    G GD FEE   E D   FE E

aval perai   naalum asai podum   ullam
ss p p p S   S  ndp ss p p p S   S S
CC G G G C+ C+  BAG CC G G G C+ C+ C+

aval pogum   padhai nizhal pola   sellum
ss p p p S   S  ndp ss p   p pS   S  S
CC G G G C+ C+  BAG CC G   G GC+ C+  C+

mounam paadhi moham  paadhi
g  m p p  p   g m d1 d1 d1
E  F G G  G   E F G# G# G#

ennai kollum ennaalum
g m p p  p   s rm g2 
E F G G  G   C DF D# 

(pottu)


Stanza 2:

ya? thodu seraadho paattu thamizh paattu
tho? thodu seraadho kaatru pani kaatru

vinaa thaal pol inge kanaa kaanum kaalai
vidai poale ange nadai poadum paavai

ondraai koodum ondraai paadum
ponnaal ingu ennaalo

(pottu)