Aankh Se Door Na Ho

Noor Jehan’s version:

Lata Mangeshkar’s version:

Lyrics by Ahmed Faraz

aa.Nkh se duur na ho dil se utar jaayegaa
waqt kaa kyaa hai guzarataa hai guzar jaayegaa

Utarna: Befall, Get Off, Get Down, Lessen
Guzarnaa: Elapse, Expire

itnaa maanuus na ho Khilvat-e-Gham se apanii
tuu kabhii Khud ko bhii dekhegaa to Dar jaayegaa

Itnaa: As Much As, This Many, This Much
Maanuus: Familiar
Khilvat: Solitude
Gham: Concern, Care, Grief, Sorrow, Woe
Khilvat-e-Gham: Sorrow in loneliness

tum sar-e-raah-e-wafaa dekhate rah jaaoge
aur vo baam-e-rafaaqat se utar jaayegaa

Sar: Beginning, Chief, Desire, Epilepsy, Head, Origin, Pinnacle, Top
Raah: Custom, Fashion, Journey, Method, Passage, Path, Progress, Road, Track, Way
Sar-e-Raah: By the Roadside, On The Road, Wayside
Wafaa: Fulfilling A Promise, Fulfillment, Fidelity, Faithful, Sincerity, Sufficiency
Sar-e-Raah-e-Wafaa: Path of love
Baam: Balcony, Eel, Morning, Roof, Terrace, Upper Storey
Rafaaqat: Companionship
Baam-e-Rafaaqat: Responsibility towards love

zindagii terii ataa hai to ye jaanevaalaa
terii baKhshiish terii dahaliiz pe dhar jaayegaa

Ataa: Benefaction, Concession, Consideration, Giving, Gift
Bakshiish: Alms, Donation, Gift, Grant, Gratification, Gratitude, Handout, Kindness, Reward, Tip
Dahaliiz: Threshold, Doorstep, Portico, Entrance hall, Vestibule
Dhar: Holding, bearing, carrying; wearing; possessing, having, possessed of; containing; keeping

duubate duubate kashtii to ochhaalaa de duu.N
mai.n nahii.n ko_ii to saahil pe utar jaayegaa

Duubana: To drown
Kashtii: Ark, Boat, Ship, Tray, Vessel
Ochhaalaa: Upward push
Saahil: Beach, River-Side, Shore

zabt laazim hai magar dukh hai qayaamat kaa ‘Faraz’
zaalim ab ke bhii na royegaa to mar jaayegaa

Zabt: Administration, Confiscation, Control, Fore-Beareance, Governing, Patience, Restraint, Seizure
Laazim: Compulsory, Essential, Important, Necessary, Obligatory, Requisite
Qayaamat: Resurrection, Judgement Day, Tumult
‘Faraz’: A reference to the poet, Ahmed Faraz
Zaalim: Bully, Cruel, Fell, Grim, Heartless, Kindless, Oppressor, Tyrant, Unjust, Viper, Wanton, Wicked

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1 comment so far

  1. anurag on

    tremendous job


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