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"Metti" in Tamil. Along with the mangalasutra, an ornament, made of silver, acquired by a woman at the time of her marriage. Toe rings are placed on the second toe of each foot. Today it is a fashion accessory without any significance of marital status.

Usage

"Hey, toe-rings. Cool. Can I get just one? For my left foot?"
Added 2011-09-26 by oldathai

Root

English

Region

Tamil Nadu

Categories

WALTO

Related Terms

Mangal Sutra