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Vengayam

\ven-gaa-yam\
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Noun.
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Definition

means : Onion
When one peels an onion, you can keep peeling it to find there is actually nothing inside it!

Relates to a Person who has nothing inside him( A useless pello)

‘Vengayam’ is a word often used by Periyar

You cant't get anything out of it - Vengayam

Usage

TR's Old Crow Story!
Dey ...
oru oorla irunthuchuda kakaa,
adhu paatti vadaiya suttuduchu sho-ka,

poi marathula ukanthiruchuda knack-a,
appa anga vanthiruchuda nari fluke-a!!

Apo nari kakaa pathu ketucham,,
"kakaa kakka black kakka,
un vadai koncham tha kakka"
Athuku kakaa solichu
"mamma mamma nari mamma
en muthuga konjam sori mamma" nu

Athuku kovapatta nari solicham,
"sambarla potta perungayam...
un vadai vendanda vengayam.."

Added 2012-06-22 by dubuku

Root

Tamil

Region

South India

Definition 2 of 2

Vengayam

\ven-gah-yam\
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Noun.
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Definition

Idiot; may step from the root word for "onion."

Usage

Po da Vengayam.
Added 2011-10-11 by lameantics

Root

Tamil

Region

Tamil Nadu

Related Terms

bleddy idiot, porki, Useless Fellow, Po