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I Just Learned What The Malayalam Lyrics In "Jiya Jale" Are And I Honestly Can't Believe It

Bird sex, actually.

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This is the A.R. Rahman classic "Jiya Jale" from Dil Se. It's a great song and Preity Zinta and Shah Rukh Khan are pretty... er... steamy.

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LET US BEGIN WITH THE OPENING LINES, LADIES AND GENTS.


Punchiri thanji konjikko
Munthiri mutholi chinthikko
Monjani varna chundari vaave
Thaankunakka thakathimi aadum thankanilaave, hoy

Thanka kolusalle
Kurukum kuyilalle
Maaran-a mayilalley

So those lines loosely translate to:

Punchiri thanji konjikko

Smile and flirt with me

Munthiri mutholi chinthikko

Think of kisses sweet as grape

Monjani varna chundari vaave

Oh, you beautiful girl.

Thaankunakka thakathimi

(drum beats basically, there's no meaning here)

aadum thankanilaave, hoy

Dance in the golden moonlight

Thanka kolusalle

Aren't you like a golden anklet?

Kurukum kuyilalle

Aren't you like a cooing koel?

Maaran-a mayilalley

Aren't you your lover's peacock?

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NEXT SET OF WORDS AND THOUGHTS, PEOPLE:

Hey, kuruvanikiliye, kuruvanikiliye
Kukuru kurukuru kooki kuruki, kunnimarathil uyal aadi
Koodum orikki kootu vilikunne
Maran nine kooki kuruki kootu vilikunne

If you're a smart person (and I know you are), you will understand that this is MORE BIRD SEXYTIME:

Hey, kuruvanikiliyiye

Oh cooing bird

Kukuru kurukuru kooki kuruki,kunnimarathil uyal aadi

Cooing, swinging on the bean tree

Koodum orike kootu vilikunne

He's calling you after making the nest

Maran nine kooki kuruki kootu vilikunne

Your lover is calling you again and again

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    WHOA. I HAD NO IDEA.
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    It fits with the rest of the song, I guess...?
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    WHOA. I HAD NO IDEA.
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    It fits with the rest of the song, I guess...?
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    Shut up. We all have Google and Malayali friends.
 
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