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words for "father" in Tamil

From: Mani Varadarajan (
Date: Fri Jul 17 1998 - 18:03:36 PDT

Are there other members who address their fathers
as "aNNa" instead of "appa"?  Many Karnataka-based
Tamil people, including myself, say aNNa, and I have
heard a few other Tamil people say this.  

What do Bhakti list members say?