Edhugai Monai - technique in Tamil grammar/literature

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HarishankarK
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Hi members

I want to know about Edhugai Monai technique of composing in Tamil, can someone please explain with examples !

Thanks
Harish

g~yAnsekhar
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EDUGAI

kaNNan tiruvadi eNNuga manamE
tiNNam azhiyA vaNNam tarumE ( second alpha matching of the first word & line with following lines is EDUGAI) - Here is NN

MONAI

kaNNAN thALinai maravAmal paTRu
kavali yAvum kalaindidumE saTRu (first alpha matching of the first word & line with other line to follow is MONAI) - here it is 'ka'

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Thank you - i can understand now

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Hari,
Now you should start reciting tamil kavithai

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I can only speak Tamil but not read / write. Also have no clue of shudh Tamil language.

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