Andhadhi

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Andhadhi (Tamil: அந்தாதி) is a unique kind of Tamil poetry constructed such that the last or ending word of each verse becomes the first word of the next verse. In some instances, the last word of the series of verses becomes the beginning of the very first verse, thus making the poem a true garland of verses. Andha(m) means "end" and '‘Adhi'’ means "beginning".[1] In Tamil Andhadhi was first sung by Karaikkal Ammeiyar.

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  1. ^ Mudhal Alwars, Sathyanarayana Tours And Religious Services (STARS), archived from the original on 23 February 2014, retrieved 31 August 2012
  2. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2012-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2012-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-11-21. Retrieved 2012-08-31.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ http://www.projectmadurai.org/pm_etexts/pdf/pm0026_01.pdf

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