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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Submitted on: Sun Jun 14 2015 17:45:33 GMT+0530 (IST)
Category: Folklore
Language: हिन्दी/Hindi


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