Two Pathiyams teasing the Sambandhi (lady in law)
Pathiyams (songs) teasing each other by the groom and the bride or the mother of bride or bride groom where once common in iyer marriages and were sung during Nalangu-a play of bride and groom after marriage, by rolling coconuts. This system has almost disappeared . Here are two such Pathiyams where the in laws are being teased.
1.Lali, lalayya lali Sambandhi
1.Lali Lalayya Lali Sambandhi,
Arayile kandha lali , Oorile rumba joli,
Sambandhi parengum cheivaar geli.
1.Lali , Laali ,Lali , inlaw mother ,
In the room She worships Muruga laali but in town she is very jolly,
And the in law father would tease her all around the world.
2.Kandikku poi varuvaal sambandhi ,
Kattarali vaangi varuvaal,
KOndayil chooti kolvaal-SAmbandhi,
Kulunguvaal lali, lali
2,In law would visit Kandi and return,
She would return buying forest flowers ,
And that In law lady will decorate , her hair bun with thar,
She would shake and shake , Lali , Lali
3.Malayalam poi varuvaal sambandhi ,
Maru kozhundhu vangi varuvaal magizhvaka,
Choodi kolvaal Sambandhi -mayakkuval ,
3,In Law mother would go to Kerala and return,
She would return happily buying Davanam leaves,
She would decorate her hair with that,
She would then make us swoon , swoon , Laali
4.Kuchili pottumittu …koosamal mayyum ittu ,
Mechiye thannai thaane ,
Maykkuuvaal laali, laali
4, She would put on a thilak with Kuchili and without shame put on Kajal,
She would then appreciate herself,
And she would then make us swoon , Laali
2.Sappiduvathil SAmbandhi Getti Kari
1.Sappiduvathil Sambandhi getti kari ,
Miga sambramamagave sappiduvathil ,
1,Our lady in law is an expert in eating,
She is an expert in eating food in a grandiose manner
2.Koopidatha aathil koosamale odi,
Kappi, ravai uppuma kaanamale thirudi.
Sappiduvathil gettikkari Sambandhi
2.She would enter without bothering in homes
Where she has not been invited,
And steal coffee , Upma without any body knowing ,
And she is an expert in eating , our lady in law.
3.Mookai urinji kondu mozhankalai .
Thadavi kondu , nakkai neeti kondu,
Nachi naalu jamathil sappiduvathil ,
3.Deeply snorting her nose , massaging ,
Her knees , extending her toungue out ,
In eating after mid night , , our lady in law is an expert.