Proverb Tue Jan 15 2013 07:20:51 GMT+0530 (IST) -देवसुत

posted Jan 17, 2013, 5:48 PM by A Billion Stories
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दूर के ढोल सुहावने लगते हैं ।
English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
The drums sounds better at a distance.

Equivalent English Proverb:
The grass looks greener on the other side.

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घर की मुर्गी दाल बराबर ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Self-possessions are never valued.

Equivalent English Proverbs:
Familiarity breeds contempt.
The grass looks greener on the other side.

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घर का भेदी लंका ढाए ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
A traitor can fell the strongest bastion.

Equivalent English Proverb:
A spy is better than a thousand soldiers.

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जल में रहकर मगर से बैर ठीक नहीं ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Being enemies with the crocodile when living in water is not good.

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गरजते बादल बरसते नहीं ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Thundering clouds do not rain.

Equivalent English Proverb:
Empty cans make more noise.

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जितनी लम्बी चादर हो उतने ही पैर फैलाने चाहिए ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Stretch your legs only till where the blanket is.

Equivalent English Proverb:
Live within your means.

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अधजल गगरी छलकत जाए ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Half filled pot spills out water.

Equivalent English Proverb:
Empty cans make more noise.

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अंधों में काणा राजा ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
A one-eyed man is king amongst blind men.

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अब पछताए होत क्या, जब चिड़िया चुग गई खेत ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Why repent now, when birds have already eaten the crop.

Equivalent English Proverb:
A stitch in time saves nine.

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आप भला तो जग भला ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
If one is good, then the whole world is good.

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अंत भला तो सब भला ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
If end is good, everything is good.

Equivalent English Proverb:
All's well that ends well.

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एक म्यान में दो तलवारें नहीं समातीं ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Two swords cannot be in the same scabbard.

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नाच न जाने आँगन टेढ़ा ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Knows not how to dance, claims the stage is titled.

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एक हाथ से ताली नहीं बजती ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
One hand cannot clap.

Equivalent English Proverb:
It takes two to quarrel.

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ओखली में सर दिया तो मूसलों से क्या डरना ?

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
If the head has been put in the pounder, then why fear the pounding?

Equivalent English Proverb:
No guts, no glory.

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ऊँट के मुंह में जीरा ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Cumin seed in camel's mouth

Equivalent English Proverb:
Too little, too late.

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प्रत्यक्ष को प्रमाण की आवश्यकता नहीं

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
What is seen (facts) needs no proof.

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सर सलामत तो पगड़ी हज़ार ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
If the head is intact, a thousand turbans can be worn.

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सौ सोनार की एक लोहार की ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
A single blow of a blacksmith (lohaar) is equal to a hundred blows of a goldsmith (sonaar).

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सौ चूहे खाकर बिल्ली हज को चली ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
After eating a 100 mice, the cat goes for a pilgrimage.

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सावन के अंधों को सब हरा ही हरा दिखाई देता है ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
One who goes blind in spring, sees only greenery all around.

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जहाँ चाह वहाँ राह ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
The way can be made where you like it.

Equivalent English Proverb:
Where there is a will, there is a way.

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चोर की दाढ़ी में तिनका ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
The thief has a straw in the beard.

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काला अक्षर भैंस बराबर ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
For an illiterate black letters look the same as a buffalo.

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अपना हाथ जगन्नाथ ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
My hand is God. (Power is in our hands).

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आगे कूँआ पीछे खाई ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
Well in front, abyss behind.

Equivalent English Proverb:
Catch-22

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ऊंची दुकान फीके पकवान ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
High standard store, tasteless food.

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उल्टा चोर कोतवाल को डांटे ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
The thief blames back the cop.

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एक अनार सौ बीमार ।

English Translation of Hindi Proverb (Kahavat):
One pomegranate, 100 sick. (same thing demanded by too many people)

Submitted by: देवसुत
Submitted on: Tue Jan 15 2013 07:20:51 GMT+0530 (IST)
Category: Proverb
Language: Hindi
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