If visitors are poorly dressed, or speak to him in Tulu or Kannada, he will say, "Can't you see it's closed?"
A large efflux to the Canarese and Tulu countries was the result.
I think, however, the real derivation must be sought in Tulu or Canarese, as it seems to be a Canarese caste.
They returned eleven sub-divisions, but only one (Tulu) is numerically important.
Immigrants from the Tulu country, a part of the modern district of South Canara.
This is called nīr neralu (shadow in water), and seems to be a custom among various Tulu castes.
Tulu ka isla ang naglangkub sa Kamútis, The Camotes consist of three islands.