Dil Mein Ek Laher Si

Lyrics by Nasir Kazmi

dil me.n ik lahar sii uThii hai abhii
ko_ii taazaa havaa chalii hai abhii

Laher: Ecstasy, Emotion, Excitement, Rapture, Waft, Wave
Taaza: Green, Fresh, Happy, New, Tender, Verdant, Un-faded

shor barpaa hai Khaanaa-e-dil me.n
ko_ii diivaar sii girii hai abhii

Shor: Ardor, Brackish, Clamor, Loudness, Noise, Outcry, Tumult, Turmoil
Barpa: Start, Arisen
Khanaah: House, Compartment, Partition, Room, Receptacle
Khanah-e-dil: Partitions/Compartments of the Heart (auricles and ventricles)

kuchh to naazuk mizaaj hai.n ham bhii
aur ye choT bhii na_ii hai abhii

Naazuk: Brittle, Delicate, Fragile, Light, Slender, Thin
Mizaaj: Mixture, Temperament, Humor, Pride, Nature, State Of Being
Chothh: Abuse, Blow, Bruise, Hurt, Injury, Jeer, Jest, Lacerate, Nuisance, Pique, Quirk, Sarcasm, Taunt

bharii duniyaa me.n jii nahii.n lagataa
jaane kis chiiz kii kamii hai abhii

tuu shariik-e-suKhan nahii.n hai to kyaa
ham-suKhan terii Khaamoshii hai abhii

Shariik: Associate, Joined, Included, Partner
Sukhan: Affair, Business, Eloquence, Speech, Words
Ham-Sukhan: To Speak Together, To Agree
Khaamoshi: Silence, Quiet

yaad ke be-nishaa.N jaziiro.n se
terii aavaaz aa rahii hai abhii

Be-nishaan: Markless, Ruined, Without Mark
Jazeerah: Island

shahar ke becharaaG galiyo.n me.n
zindagii tujh ko Dhuu.NDhatii hai abhii

Be-charaagh: Dark, Without a lamp/light

so gaye log us havelii ke
ek khi.Dakii magar khulii hai abhii

Havelii: Mansion
Khidakii: Window

tum to yaaro abhii se uTh baiThe
shahar me.n raat jaagatii hai abhii

vaqt achchhaa bhii aayegaa ‘Nasir’
Gam na kar zindagii pa.Dii hai abhii

Nasir: A reference to the poet, Nasir Kaazmi

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1 comment so far

  1. Nishant on

    Good one!!!


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