Rafta Rafta

Lyrics by Meer Taqi Meer

gusse se uth chale ho to daaman ko jhaad kar
jaate rahen.ge ham bhi garebaan phaad kar
dil woh nagar nahi.n ke phir aabaad ho sake
pachhtaaoge suno-ho yeh bastii ujhaad kar

Gusse: Anger
Daaman: Skirt (of a garment), petticoat; sheet (of a sail); foot, or declivity (of a mountain)
Jhaad kar: Brushing off
Garebaan: Clothes, Collar, Dress, Clothing, Outer Garment, Cloak
Phaad: Break, Burst, Explode, Rip, Tear
Aabaad: Bustling With Life, Flourishing, Populated, Inhabited, Peopled, Prosperous, Happy, Settle
Pachhtaana: Regret, Repent
Basti: Village

zaalim yeh kya nikaali raftaar, rafta rafta
is chaal par chalegi talvaar, rafta rafta

Zaalim: Bully, Cruel, Fell, Grim, Heartless, Kindless, Oppressor, Tyrant, Unjust, Viper, Wanton, Wicked
Raftaar: Motion, Pace, Speed, Walk
Rafta: Slowly
Chaal: Accelerate, Activity, Bark, Custom, Gadget, Gait, Gimmickery, Guile, Strategem, Tactic, Trick, Walk
Talvaar: Scimitar, Sword

har aan humko tujh bin ek-ek baras hui hai
kya aa gayaa zamaana aye yaar, rafta rafta

Aan: Moment
Baras: Year

yehi sulook uske aksar chale gaye toh
baithenge apne ghar ham naachaar, rafta rafta

Sulook: Behavior, Treatment
Aksar: Continually, Frequently, Usually, Generally, Often, At Times, Most, Much, Many
Chaaraah: Aid, Cure, Help, Means, Redress, Resource, Remedy
Naa-chaar: Helpless, suffering

they ek ham ve dono.n so ittehaad kaisa
har baat par ab aayii takraar, rafta rafta

Ham-Ve: Me/We and They
Donon: Both
So: So, so that, therefore, hence, consequently, accordingly; but then; thereupon; now, well
Ittehaad: Agreement, Alliance, Jointly
Takraar: Jar, Quarrel

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