Qissa-e-Dard-o-Gham

Lyrics by Akbar Allahabadi

kahoon kis se qissa-e-dard-o-Gham koi ham-nasheen hai na yaar hai
jo anees hai terii yaad hai jo shafeeq hai dil-e-zaar hai

Qissa: Anecdote, Dispute, Event, Fable, Happening, Incident, Legend, Matter, Romance, Story, Tale, Quarrel
Nasheen: Sitting
Ham-Nasheen: Associate, Playmate
Anees: Companion, Friend, Familiar
Shafeeq: Affectionate, Kind, Kind Hearted, Lenient
Zaar: Desire, Feeble, Garden Lamentation, Weak, Weeping, Wish
Dil-e-Zaar: Afflicted Heart

too hazaar kartaa lagaavaten main kabhi na aataa fareb mein
mujhe pehle is ki khabar na thi teraa do hi din ka ye pyaar hai

Lagaavat: Affection, Love
Fareb: Cheating, Deception, Deceit, Fraud, Illusion, Trick
Khabar: Account, Awareness, Information, Knowledge, News, Notice, Report, Rumor, Watchfulness

ye naweed auron ko jaa sunaa ham aseer-e-daam haim ai sabaa
hamein kyaa chaman hai jo rang par, hamein kyaa jo fasl-e-bahaar hai

Naweed: Good news, glad tidings;—invitation (to kinsfolk and brethren) to a wedding
Auron: Others
Aseer: Captive, Prisoner
Daam: Bid, Latch, Loan, Net, Price, Snare, Trap, Value
Aseer-e-Daam: Imprisoned
Sabaa: Breeze, Gentle Cool Breeze, Wind
Chaman: Flower Garden, Flower Bed, A Blooming or Flourishing Place
Fasl: Season, Harvest, Yield
Fasl-e-Bahaar: Season of Spring

jise daur-e-charKh mein khushi to zaroor hai use ranj bhi qazaa
shab-e-hijr mein hai jo dard-e-sar mai-e-vasl kaa ye khumaar hai

Daur: Age, Course, Cycle, Era, Orbit, Period, Phase, Race, Reign, Revolving
Charkh: Sky (Referring To God), Wheel
Daur-a-Charkh: Passing of time, lifetime
Ranj: Distress, Grief, Sorrow, Trouble, Inconvenience
Qazaa: Destiny, Death, End, Fate, Jurisdiction, Judgement
Shab: Night
Hijr: Separation
Shab-e-Hijr: Night of separation
Mai: Wine, Liquor
Vasl: Meeting, Union
Mai-e-Vasl: Boozing
Khumaar: Intoxicating, intoxication; the effects of intoxication, pain and headache, &c. occasioned by drinking, crapulence, crop-sickness; headache or sickness

vo nazar jo mujh se milaa gaye to ye aur aafatein Dhaa gaye
ke havaas-o-hosh-o-Khirad hai ab na shikeb-o-sabr-o-qaraar hai

Aafat: Accident, Adverse, Affliction, Cahoot, Evil, Epidemy, Disaster, Hardship, Misfortune, Mishap
Dhaana: Raze, Take Down
Havaas: Five Senses, Sense And Sensibility
Hosh: Awareness, Realization, Sense, Mind, Understanding
Khirad: Intelligence
Shikeb: Patience, long-suffering
Sabr: Bear, Endurance, Patience, Resignation, Submission, Suffering
Qaraar: Ease, Patience, Quietude, Repose, Residence Rest, Satisfaction, Stability

mujhe raham aataa hai dekh kar tera haal ‘Akbar’-e-nauhagar
tujhe vo bhi chaahe Khudaa kare, ke tu jis ka aashiq-e-zaar hai

Raham: Pity, Benevolence, Kindness
Akbar: A reference to the poet, Akbar Allahabadi
Nauhaa: Lamentation, Mourning
Nauhagar: Mourner, Laminator
Aashiq: Admirer, Amorous, Enamoured, Gallant, Lover, Suitor
Aashiq-e-Zaar: Afflicted lover

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6 comments so far

  1. Farhana on

    heart wrenching!

  2. alpana verma on

    Love Nayyara noor so much….kya awaaz ..kya gayaki…!Waah!Waah!Waah!
    aur is gazal ke lyrics!seedha dil mein utarte hain.

    Shukriya.

  3. fakhre on

    heart touching song… can’t say a word about lyrics… just outstanding.. !!! thnx for the contribution…

  4. lucky on

    farigh ghazal hai…….

  5. Anonymous on

    Nayara noor ki gayaki me khuda ka Noor Hai,
    aap ko allah salaamat rakhe.

  6. Kishor jaunpurey on

    aapki ki tareef karu kya,na shabda hai na auquat hai mere pas.
    bs etana samjh lo aap,zaha ai muhabbat ke zaan ho aap.
    thanckue!


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