Kural 409

குறள் 409
மேற்பிறந்தா ராயினும் கல்லாதார் கீழ்ப்பிறந்தும்
கற்றார் அனைத்திலர் பாடு.

Stanza 409
The ignorant however high-born is lower
Than the low born learned.

The unlearned, though born in a high caste, are not equal in dignity to the learned, though they may have been born in a low caste.

Merpirandhaa Raayinum Kallaadhaar Keezhppirandhum
Katraar Anaiththilar Paatu

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