Sadma Toh Hai Mujhe Bhi

Lyrics by Qateel Shifai

sadma to hai mujhe bhii ki tujhse judaa huu.N mai.n
lekin ye sochtaa huu.N ki ab teraa kyaa huu.N mai.n

Sadma: Affliction, Bereavement, Blow, Calamity, Collision, Jar, Shock, Suffering
Judaa: Abstract, Apart, Asunder, Peculiar, Separate

bikhraa pa.Daa hai tere hii ghar me.n teraa vajuud
bekaar mahafilo.n me.n tujhe Dhuu.NDhtaa huu.N mai.n

Bikhraa hua: Scattered, Spread, Strewn
Vajuud: Existence, Entity
Bekaar: Friendless, Futile, Good-For-Nothing, Idle, Ineffective, Invalid, In Vain, Junky, Kaput, Meaningless
Mehafil: Assembly, Gathering, Party

mai.n Khudkhushii ke jurm kaa kartaa huu.n aitaraaf
apne badan kii qabr me.n kab-se ga.Daa huu.N mai.n

Khudkhushii: Suicide
Jurm: Crime, Guilt, Offence
Aitaraaf: Admission, Agree, Confession
Qabr: Grave, Tomb
GaDaa: Beggar, Poverty

kis-kiska naam lauu.N zabaa.N par ki tere saath
har roz ek shaKhs nayaa dekhataa huu.N mai.n

Zabaan: Dialect, Flame (Of A Candle), Language, Tongue, Speech
ShaKhs: A Person, Being, Body, Individual

kya jaane kis adaa se liyaa tuune mera naam
duniyaa samajh rahii hai ke sab kuchh teraa huu.N mai.n

Adaa: Beauty, Charm, Elegance, Fascination, Grace, Payment Of Debt Performance, Pose, Settlement, Style

le mere tajrubo.n se sabak ae mere raqiib
do chaar saal umr me.n tujhase ba.Daa huu.N mai.n

Tajriba: Experiment, test, trial, proof, assay; experience; probation
Sabak: Advancing, Experience, Lesson, Lecture
Raqiib: Rival, Competitor, Opponent, Enemy

jaagaa huaa zamiir vo aaiinaa hai “Qateel”
sone se pahale roz jise dekhataa huu.N mai.n

Zamiir: Conscience, Heart, Mind, Motive, Pronoun, Reflection, Sense, Thought, Volition
Qateel: A reference to the poet, Qateel Shifai

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3 comments so far

  1. Geetali on

    Great site. Just stumbled upon it by accident. Keep upthe good work.

  2. rakesh on

    best which i have ever heard thanks for posting

  3. Alok on

    This is one of my all time favorite gazales. Thank you for the translations.


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