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  • नमक मिर्च ... (Hindi Proverbs) - कलेजे का टुकड़ा । English Translation of Hindi Proverb: A piece of my heartEnglish equivalent proverb: Apple of my eye.कलेजा मुँह में आना । English Translation ...
    Posted Dec 2, 2018, 9:15 AM by A Billion Stories
  • नमक मिर्च ... -- नमक मिर्च लगाना । English Translation: To apply salt and chilli.Meaning: To exaggerateघाट घाट का पानी पीना । English Translation: Drinking water from ...
    Posted Jul 26, 2015, 7:12 AM by A Billion Stories
  • जाती ना पूछो... -- 14.06.2015 17:05:25 जाती ना पूछो साधु की; पूछ लीजिए ज्ञान |English Translation: Do not ask a saint his class; ask him a question.-Photo ...
    Posted Jun 14, 2015, 4:35 AM by A Billion Stories
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नमक मिर्च ... (Hindi Proverbs) -

posted Dec 2, 2018, 9:15 AM by A Billion Stories

कलेजे का टुकड़ा ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: A piece of my heart
English equivalent proverb: Apple of my eye.

कलेजा मुँह में आना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Heart in mouth (signifying fear or anxiety).
English equivalent proverb: none

दो वक़्त की रोटी ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: 2 times a day, bread.
English equivalent proverb: Living hand to mouth.

पेट में चूहे कूदना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Mice jumping in the stomach (signifying hunger).
English Equivalent Proverb: none

पापड़ बेलना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Roll a "Papad" (no english word). Papad is made when dough is rolled very thin.
English Equivalent Proverb: none. But it signifies "working hard"

अपनी खिचड़ी अलग पकाना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Cooking ones own concoction separately.
English Equivalent Proverb: none

दूध की नदियाँ बहाना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Throwing so much milk as in a river. Signifies - Excess.
English Equivalent proverb: none

आटे दाल का भाव पता लगना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: To find out living costs.
English Equivalent proverb: none

आम के आम, गुठलियों के दाम ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Not only mangoes, even the mango seeds gave returns.
English Equivalent proverb: none

कहाँ राजा भोज, कहाँ गंगू तेली ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: What is the level of King Bhoj and where comes from Gangu the vegetable oil maker. Signifying the levels of social strata between two people.
English Equivalent proverb: none

नाक में दम करना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: To create a pain in the nose.
English equivalent proverb: A pain in the ass.

सर सलामत तो पगड़ी हज़ार ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: If the head is fine, a thousand turbans can be worn. Signifies the primacy of "survival".
English equivalent proverb: Bend now to live another day. (Originally created by the author - all rights reserved)

एक हाथ से ताली नहीं बजती ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: One cannot clap with one hand.
English equivalent proverb: It takes two to tango.

ओखली में सर दिया तो मूसलों से क्या डरना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: If the head has been put in the pounder (Okhli) voluntarily, then why fear the pounding.
English equivalent proverb: none

अंत भला तो सब भला ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: If the end is good, then all is good.
English equivalent proverb: none

ऊंची दूकान फीका पकवान ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: High shop, bad food. Signifying high cost as well as low quality.
English Equivalent proverb: none

राम राम जपना , पराया माल अपना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Take the name of God, but be a thief.
English equivalent proverb: Nearer the church, farther from God.

येड़ा बन के पेड़ा खाना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Become a fool and eat the pie.
English equivalent proverb: Act fooling if it means profit.

नाक काटना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: cut the nose. Signifying: to insult.
English equivalent proverb: none

नाक पे मक्खी न बैठने देना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Not even to allow a fly to sit on the nose. Signifying to take utmost care.
English equivalent proverb: Take utmost care.

नाक रगड़ना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Rub the nose
English equivalent proverb: none. But it signifies " to make to do the hard work"

नाक रखना ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb: Keep the nose.
English equivalent proverb: none. But is signifies "to keep the dignity"

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नमक मिर्च ... --

posted Jul 26, 2015, 7:12 AM by A Billion Stories

नमक मिर्च लगाना ।
English Translation: To apply salt and chilli.
Meaning: To exaggerate

घाट घाट का पानी पीना ।
English Translation: Drinking water from every river.
Meaning: Becoming experienced.

गुड़ गोबर करना ।
English Translation: Given jaggery, make it dung.
Meaning: To make all good effort come to nought.

1. मस्का लगाना ।
2. मक्खन लगाना ।
English Translation: Apply butter to a person.
Meaning: To praise a person to gain his confidence.

चक्की पीसना ।
English Translation: Run the mill.
Meaning: Work hard as in punishment.

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जाती ना पूछो... -- 14.06.2015 17:05:25

posted Jun 14, 2015, 4:35 AM by A Billion Stories

जाती ना पूछो साधु की; पूछ लीजिए ज्ञान |
English Translation: Do not ask a saint his class; ask him a question.

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बूढा बन्दर... -देवसुत

posted Jun 14, 2015, 4:21 AM by A Billion Stories

बूढा बन्दर छलाङ्ग ही मारे ।
English Translation: Old Monkey can only jump.
English Equivalent: Old habits die hard.


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हिन्दी मुहवरे - 3 -देवसुत

posted Oct 24, 2013, 6:55 AM by A Billion Stories


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मछली के बच्चे को तैरना कौन सिखाता है

अर्थः गुण जन्मजात आते हैं।

-2-
मजनू को लैला का कुत्ता भी प्यारा

अर्थः प्रेयसी की हर चीज प्रेमी को प्यारी लगती है।

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मतलबी यार किसके, दम लगाया खिसके

अर्थः स्वार्थी व्यक्ति को अपना स्वार्थ साधने से काम रहता है।

-4-
मन के लड्ड़ओं से भूख नहीं मिटती

अर्थः इच्छा करने मात्र से ही इच्छापूर्ति नहीं होती।

-5-
मन चंगा तो कठौती में गंगा

अर्थः मन की शुद्धता ही वास्तंविक शुद्धता है।

-6-
मरज़ बढ़ता गया ज्यों- ज्यों इलाज करता गया

अर्थः सुधार के बजाय बिगाड़ होना।

-7-
मरता क्या न करता

अर्थः मजबूरी में आदमी सब कुछ करना पड़ता है।

-8-
मरी बछिया बाभन के सिर

अर्थः व्यर्थ दान।

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मलयागिरि की भीलनी चंदन देत जलाय

अर्थः बहुत अधिक नजदीकी होने पर कद्र घट जाती है।

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माँ का पेट कुम्हार का आवा

अर्थः संताने सभी एक-सी नहीं होती।

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माँगे हरड़, दे बेहड़ा

अर्थः कुछ का कुछ करना।

-12-
मान न मान मैं तेरा मेहमान

अर्थः ज़बरदस्ती का मेहमान।

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मानो तो देवता नहीं तो पत्थर

अर्थः माने तो आदर, नहीं तो उपेक्षा।

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माया से माया मिले कर-कर लंबे हाथ

अर्थः धन ही धन को खींचता है।

-15-
माया बादल की छाया

अर्थः धन-दौलत का कोई भरोसा नहीं ।

-16-
मार के आगे भूत भागे

अर्थः मार से सब डरते हैं।

-17-
मियाँ की जूती मियाँ का सिर

अर्थः दुश्मन को दुश्मन के हथियार से मारना।

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मिस्सों से पेट भरता है किस्सों से नहीं

अर्थः बातों से पेट नहीं भरता।

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मीठा-मीठा गप, कड़वा-कड़वा थू-थू

अर्थः मतलबी होना।



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हिन्दी मुहवरे - 2 -देवसुत

posted Oct 19, 2013, 12:17 PM by A Billion Stories


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मुँह में राम बगल में छुरी

अर्थः ऊपर से मित्र भीतर से शत्रु।

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मुँह माँगी मौत नहीं मिलती

अर्थः अपनी इच्छा से कुछ नहीं होता।

-3-
मुफ्त की शराब काज़ी को भी हलाल

अर्थः मुफ्त का माल सभी ले लेते हैं।

-4-
मुल्ला की दौड़ मस्जिद तक

अर्थः सीमित दायरा।

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मोरी की ईंट चौबारे पर

अर्थः छोटी चीज का बड़े काम में लाना।

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म्याऊँ के ठोर को कौन पकड़े

अर्थः कठिन काम कोई नहीं करना चाहता।

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यह मुँह और मसूर की दाल

अर्थः औकात का न होना।

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रंग लाती है हिना पत्थर पे घिसने के बाद

अर्थः दु:ख झेलकर ही आदमी का अनुभव और सम्मान बढ़ता है।

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रस्सी जल गई पर ऐंठ न गई

अर्थः घमण्ड का खत्म न होना।

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राजा के घर मोतियों का अकाल?

अर्थः समर्थ को अभाव नहीं होता।

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रानी रूठेगी तो अपना सुहाग लेगी

अर्थः रूठने से अपना ही नुकसान होता है।

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राम की माया कहीं धूप कहीं छाया

अर्थः कहीं सुख है तो कहीं दुःख है।

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राम मिलाई जोड़ी, एक अंधा एक कोढ़ी

अर्थः बराबर का मेल हो जाना।

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राम राम जपना पराया माल अपना

अर्थः ऊपर से भक्त, असल में ठग।

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रोज कुआँ खोदना, रोज पानी पीना

अर्थः रोज कमाना रोज खाना।

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रोगी से बैद

अर्थः भुक्तभोगी अनुभवी हो जाता है।

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लड़े सिपाही नाम सरदार का

अर्थः काम का श्रेय अगुवा को ही मिलता है।

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लड्डू कहे मुँह मीठा नहीं होता

अर्थः केवल कहने से काम नहीं बन जाता।

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लातों के भूत बातों से नहीं मानते

अर्थः मार खाकर ही काम करने वाला।

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लाल गुदड़ी में नहीं छिपते

अर्थः गुण नहीं छिपते।



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Proverb Tue Oct 01 2013 07:33:15 GMT+0530 (IST) -Hari

posted Oct 9, 2013, 9:37 AM by A Billion Stories

Hindi Quote 1: ओस चाटने से प्यास नहीं बुझती |

English Translation: Licking the fog does not quell the thirst.

English Equivalent: Half an effort yields no result. (By Harekrishna Acharya)

Hindi Meaning: बड़े काम के लिए बड़ा प्रयत्न करना पड़ता है |

Hindi Quote 2: कर बुरा तो होय बुरा |

English Translation: If you do bad things, bad things happen to you too.

English Equivalent: You reap what you sow.

Hindi Meaning: जो जैसा करता है उसके साथ वैसा ही होता है |

Hindi Quote 3: जैसी करनी वैसी भरनी |

English Translation: What you do, you get.

English Equivalent: You reap what you sow.

Hindi Meaning: जो जैसा करता है उसके साथ वैसा ही होता है |

Hindi Quote 4: आप भले तो जग भला |

English Translation: If you do good, the world is good to you.

English Equivalent: You reap what you sow.

Hindi Meaning: जो अच्छा करता है उसके साथ अच्छा होता है |

Hindi Quote 5: लालच बुरी बला |

English Translation: Greed brings bad.

English Equivalent: Avarice is the root of all evils.

Hindi Meaning:

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Proverb Tue Oct 01 2013 07:15:03 GMT+0530 (IST) -Hari

posted Sep 30, 2013, 7:17 PM by A Billion Stories   [ updated Sep 30, 2013, 7:25 PM ]

Hindi Quote 1: जिसकी लाठी उसकी भैंस |
English Translation of Hindi Quote: Who owns the stick owns the buffalo.

English Equivalent: Might is right.

Hindi Meaning: ताकतवर की ही बात माननी पड़ती है।

Hindi Quote 2: थोथा चना बाजे घना |

English Translation of Hindi Quote: Hollow horse gram makes more sound.

English Equivalent: Empty cans make more noise.

Hindi Meaning: जिसको कम ज्ञान होता है वो दिखावे के लिए अधिक बोलता है।

Hindi Quote 3: अधजल गगरी छलकत जाय |

English Translation of Hindi Quote: Half filled pot splashes more.

English Equivalent: Empty cans make more noise.

Hindi Meaning: जिसको कम ज्ञान होता है वो दिखावे के लिए अधिक बोलता है।

Hindi Quote 4: चोर – चोर मौसेरे भाई |

English Translation of Hindi Quote: Thieves are cousin brothers.

English Equivalent: Birds of the same feather flock together.

Hindi Meaning: एक चोर दूसरे चोर की सहायता करता है |

Hindi Quote 5: एक ही थाली के चट्टे-बट्टे |

English Translation of Hindi Quote: Front and back of the same plate.

English Equivalent: Two sides of the same coin.

Hindi Meaning: एक जैसे लोग एक साथ रहते हैं |



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Proverb Sun Jul 14 2013 07:08:21 GMT+0530 (IST) -देवसुत

posted Aug 11, 2013, 9:14 AM by A Billion Stories

पैसे से ही पैसा बनता है |

English Translation of Hindi Quote:
Money makes money.

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Proverb Sun Jul 14 2013 07:02:41 GMT+0530 (IST) -देवसुत

posted Jul 13, 2013, 8:14 PM by A Billion Stories

जो बोले वही कुण्डा खोले ।

English Translation of Hindi Quote:
One who gives the idea is the one who is made to implement it.

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