In Kummi, girls sing several songs. Kummi consist of common Kummi and
the Oyil Kummi. In the common Kummi, the dancers are rhythmical and the
girls dance in different postures. The rhythm of both dance and music
delights the audience. The word Kummi is said to be derived from Kommai
and means to 'dance with clapping of hands' to time and singing poems
in a metre adopted to Kummi dance.