The striped cotton jettys much favoured for under lungi wearing. Undrayars, like fine wine, get better with age and are often tied tight with a naada long after the elastic waistband has called it quits.
A mishmash of 'Underwear' and 'Drawer' results in this classic term for the humble jetty
Moorthy Mama: "Suma, yenn neeli undrayar paathirkeya??" ("Suma, have you seen my blue underwear?")
Added 2012-09-15 by PutSutney