Kulla kulla vaathu - Indian Children's Songs - India - Mama Lisa's World: Children's Songs and Rhymes from Around the World  - Intro Image


*Krithika said, "Actually a duck sounds like "back back", but in Tamil it is written as 'kuva kuva'."
**Krithika said, "'Chellam' is a word of showing love for kids. 'Nadathal' (nadakkum) refers to walking. The walk of the duck is compared to the walk of a child."
***"Chinna Mani" is the duck's name.

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Thanks and Acknowledgements

Many thanks to Krithika Ganesh for contributing and translating this rhyme. Many thanks to Gracie Gralike for the illustration.

Rumba nandri!