The dwellings of the Nair and Teer people are pretty to look at, as they all have a small piece of ground that is well cultivated.
Just as he was about to set off a large boat came to the ship, bringing an officer of the King, called a Nair.
And likewise as regards the Nair women and the peasant women: these practices are more observed in the country.
We ain' have Nair' pusson ter do no huntin' fer us sence yo' daddy died.'
According to Nair, and even general Hindu mythology, there are certain objects which possess an inherent inauspicious character.
He argues however on a later page153 that Nair polyandry, which is more properly termed promiscuity, is group marriage.
Nair women in Malabar seclude themselves for three days at menstruation and prepare their food in separate pots and pans.
They cain't nothin' be done to him for Nair a one of 'em—you know, same's I do—'ca'se hit cain't be proved in a co't o' law.
Cornely, there won't never be no mo'—there'll be Nair another baby to you, honey.
A Nair woman is no more likely to overstep the mores of her society than an English woman is to overstep the mores of hers.