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Jheel Mein Chaand

Lyrics by Mumtaz Rashid

jheel mein chand nazar aaye thi hasrat uski
kab se aankhon mein liye baitha hoon surat uski

Jheel: Lake
Hasrat: Desire, Intense Sorrow, Longing, Regret, Wish, Yearning

ek din mere kinaaron mein simat jayegi
thehare paani si ye khaamosh mohabbat uski

Kinaara: Bank, Edge, End, Limit, Margin, River Bank, Shore
Simat: The act of collecting, condensing, constringing; contracting, contraction; crumpling up, shrivelling, shrinking
Thehara: Stopped, Still
Khaamosh: Appease, Lull, Mollify Orderly, Quiet, Silent

bandh mutthi ki tarah vo kabhi khulta hi nahin
faasle aur badha deti hai khurbat uski

Mutthi: Fist
Faaslaa: Distance
Kurbat: Accessibility, Closeness, Juxtaposition, Nearness, Intimacy

kisne jaana hai badalte hue mausam ka mizaaj
usko chaho to samajh paoge fitrat uski

Mizaaj: Mixture, Temperament, Humor, Pride, Nature, State Of Being
Fitrat: Creation, Deceit, Intrigue, Machination, Nature, Wise, Wisdom

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Zara Aahista Chal

Lyrics by Mumtaz Raashid

dard kii baarish sahii maddham zaraa aahistaa chaL
dil kii miTTii hai abhii tak nam zaraa aahistaa chaL

Baarish: Rain
Maddham: Middling, Moderate, Modified, Obscure, Tempered
Mitti: Burial, Earth, Land, Mud, Trash
Nam: Moisture, Wetness, Dampness

tere milane aur phir tere bichhar jaane ke beech
faasalaa rusvaaii kaa hai kam zaraa aahistaa chaL

Bichhar: Separate, Depart
Beech: Among, Between, Centre, Middle
Faasla: Distance
Rusvaaii: Bad Name, Disgrace, Embarassment, Humiliation, Infamy

apane dil hii mein nahiin hai us kii maharuumii kii yaad
us kii aankhon mein bhii hai shabanam zaraa aahistaa chaL

Maharuumii: Wanting, Lacking
Shabnam: Dew

koii bhii ho ham-safar ‘Raashid’ na ho Khush is qadar
ab ke logon mein vafaa hai kam zaraa aahistaa chaL

Ham-safar: Companion, Fellow-Traveller
Raashid: A reference to the poet, Mumtaz Raashid
Qadar: Amount, Appreciation, Dignity, Honor, Magnitude, Merit, Quantity, Value, Worth
Wafaa: Fulfilling A Promise, Fulfillment, Fidelity, Faithful, Sincerity, Sufficiency