Aarzooen Hazaar Rakhte Hain

Lyrics by Meer Taqi Meer

garche kab dekhte ho par dekho
aarzoo hai ki tum idhar dekho
ishq kya kya hamein dikhaata hai
aah tum bhi toh ek nazar dekho
pahonchhe hain hum qareeb marne ke
yaani jaate hain duur agar dekho

Garche: Even Though, If
Aarzoo: Aspiration, Desire, Hankering, Hunger, Longing, Solicitude, Wish, Yearning, Yen
Aah: Ah!, Groan, Oh!, Sigh
Pahonchhna: Arrive, Attain, Reach, Receive
Qareeb: Adjacent, Akin, Approaching, Almost, Approximately, Near
Yaani: i.e., Namely, That Is To Say, Quasi, Viz

aarzuue.n hazaar rakhate hai.n
to bhii ham dil ko maar rakhate hai.n

barq kam hausalaa hai ham bhii to
dil ek beqaraar rakhate hai.n

Barq: Lightning
Hausalaa: Capacity, Courage, Desire, Spirit, Resolution, Strength
Beqaraar: Uneasy, Restless, Unsettled

Gair hai muuraad-e-inaayat haa_e
ham bhii to tum se pyaar rakhate hai.n

Gair: Rival, Stranger
Muraad: Desire, Intention, Meaning, Object, Tendency, Tenor, Will, Wish, Vow
Inaayat: Blessing, Favour, Kindness, Acceptance Of Love, Reciprocation Of Love
Muraad-e-Inaayat: Desire for Love

na nigaah na payaam na vaadaa
naam ko ham bhii yaar rakhate hai.n

Payaam: Message

ham se Khush zam-zamaa kahaa.N yuu.N to
lab-o-lahajaa hazaar rakhate hai.n

Zam-Zamaa: Song, Chant
Lab: Lips
Lahajaa: Manner, Style
Lab-o-Lahajaa: Accent, Modulation Tone

chhoTe dil ke hai.n butaa.N mashhuur
bas yahii aitbaar rakhate hai.n

Butaan: Beloved, Idols, Plural of But
Mashhuur: Noted, Famous, Legendary, Reported, Proclaimed, Well Known
Aitbaar: To Trust, Believe

phir bhii karate hai.n “Meer” saahib ishq
hai.n javaa.N iKhtiyaar rakhate hai.n

Meer: A reference to the poet, Meer Taqi Meer
Javaan: Young, Youth
Ikhtiyaar: Authority, Choice, Control, Influence, Option, Power, Right, To Accept

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2 comments so far

  1. Amaan Khan on

    Meer Sahab Aadab.. I respect on your Shyari.. your every word is like a pearl

  2. Dhieru on

    Exillent gazhal


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