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KHair-andesh

thinking well, well wisher

duudh-shariik bahan

foster sister

risaa.ii

related to grief and death, elegiac

zarf

vessel, vase, receptacle

tihaa.ii

one third, one-third part

laa'nat

curse, anathema, imprecation, reproach, reproof, rebuke

qahr Dhaanaa

to be wrathful, to rage

mazduur

a hired labourer, worker

chale na jaa.e aa.ngan Te.Dhaa

a bad workman blames his tools

aage naath na piichhe pagaa

heirless, lone, lone wolf

saahir

magician, sorcerer, wizard, conjuror

ku.Dmaa.ii

the celebration of of an engagement, betrothal, engagement

nazar-bhar dekhnaa

to look carefully

KHvaaja-e-taash

slaves of the same master in relation to one another, slave colleagues

maiyaa

kindness, mercy

qafas

cage for birds

husn-e-talab

a decent way of desiring, nice way of asking

basar

living, livelihood, course of life

basar-auqaat

state of just living a life (esp. with mediocre means), whiling away one's time means of livelihood, passing (one's) time, occupation, employment, subsistence, livelihood, means of living

muntashir

spread, wide-spread, dispersed, diffused, diffuse

Words tagged under "Metaphorical"

List of Urdu words and terms related with "Metaphorical" consisting of definitions, descriptions, elucidations and topical and subject-specific categorizations

but

slanting piece of wood used for playing dice

lu.Dakniyaa.n khaanaa

to roll over

a.Da.ngaa

hindrance, obstruction, obstacle, impediment, prop, hitch

a.Diyal

headstrong, unyielding

a.ngaaraa

burning like a coal, red, hot, extremely red

aa.Daa

inclined, bent, slanting, sloping diagonal, transverse, cross oblique, crooked

'aa.ida

coming back, reverting

aa.ndhii kaa kavvaa

helpless person

aa.nkas

ankus, goad, the pointed iron rod with which an elephant is prodded while being ridden

aa.nkh mu.nd pillaa

 

aa.nkh niichii karnaa

 

aa.nkh vaalaa

 

aa.nsuvo.n kaa dariyaa

 

aab-e-aatashii.n

fiery water, wine

aab-e-aatish-rang

red wine

aab-e-anaar

pomegranate juice

aab-e-gulrang

(fig.) red wine

aab-e-hayaat

elixir, nectar, water of immortality

aab-e-kausar

(Metaphorically) pure, sweet and delicious water

aab-e-muGaa.n

(met.) wine

aab-e-siyaah

glaucoma, cataract

aab-e-surKH

red wine

aab-e-talKH

(metaphorically) wine, tears, bitter water, acid

aab-e-zar se likhnaa

to make something noteworthy by writing well

'aabid-kushii

(met.) to turn away the worshiper or the pious from the worship of God

aabla-paa

having blisters on the feet

aab-zer-e-kaah

water beneath the grass, (metaphorically) delusion, deception, cunning

aadam

the name of the first man according to Jews, Christian and Islam community, Prophet Adam, the first man, Adam human being

aadam-buu

 

aadam-e-be-saaya

(met.) Prophet Muhammad

'aafiyat-kada

 

aaftaab-e-lab-e-baam

the setting sun

aahan-dil

merciless, cruel

aahanii

strong, hard

aahuu-e-chiin

the deer of China that's extremely beautiful, (met.) the beloved

aahuu-e-haram

a deer living in the vicinity of kaabaa (it is not permissible to hunt it owing to the sanctity of the Haram)

'aalam-e-aaKHirat

the state of the doomsday

'aalam-e-anvaar

world of light

'aalam-e-mahsuus

world of senses, the tangible reality

'aalam-e-tasviir

attractiveness, elegance, beauty, like a picture, a sight of stillness and astonishment, world of images

'aalam-gudaaz

 

'aalam-navaaz

 

'aalam-pasand

 

aal-tamGaa

royal seal

aa'maa

blind

aamaaj-gaah

target, a mark to fire at, generally proclaimed from the minars or towers, an object of desire or ambition

'aamilii

an official, functionary, a necromancer, conjuror

aanaa

arrival, advent, approach

aane vaalii

 

'aaqibat kaa tosha

Metaphorically: good deeds that are provision for salvation in the next world

'aaqibat-sozii

 

'aaqid

 

aaraa phirnaa

 

aaraa.ish

ornament, equipage

aa'raaf

name of a sura of the Qur'an

'aariza-vand

 

aarsaa

 

'aarzii hukuumat

provisional government, short term government

aash

a soft light meal like soup or porridge, soup, water

'aasim

(metaphorically) chaste, virtuous, saver from sins

'aasir

sphincter, a ring of muscle surrounding and serving to guard or close an opening or tube, such as the anus or the openings of the stomach

aasmaanii-kitaab

any one of the four holy scriptures, i.e. the Qur'an, the Bible, the Torah or the book of Psalms

aaT

 

aaTe kaa charaaG

a delicate thing that is difficult to protect

aavaaz band karnaa

 

aavaaz-e-baazgasht

echo, returning voice

aavaaz-qiimat

 

abbaa

abba, father, dad

abdaal

a religious person, hermit, devotee, saint, enthusiast

abkaar

virgins, unmarried girls

ablaa

women, lady

ablaq-e-ayyaam

 

abra

 

abr-e-bahaar

spring cloud

abul-ajsaad

 

abyaz

white horse whose color is shiny like silver,

abyaziyyat

whiteness, radiance

achchhaa buraa

(of something) good or bad, profit or loss, result, consequence

achhut

 

addan paddan

keeping silent (allusion to a children's game)

aDDii

 

adhar-dharaa

 

adh-kachraa

possessing incomplete information, inefficient

adh-kaTaa

half-cut

adh-mu.aa

almost dead

adhyal

 

'aduu

enemy, foe, oppositionist , opponent,

'aduu-giir

 

'aduu-shikaar

 

aflaatuun

Plato, the Greek philosopher

afqar

more or most deprived

aglaa

coming, next (esp. year or age)

aglaa-din

next day

agochar

(metaphorical) God

ahadiyyat

oneness of God, unity, individuality, belief in the unity of God

ahdaaq

pupils of the eyes

ahit

 

ahraar

free-born, ingenuous, liberal, generous persons, ingenuous persons

ahval

squint, squint-eyed

ai.nDnaa

to stagger or reel (like a drunkard)

aivaan

house of elected representatives, assembly, parliament, legislature

ajaanib

strangers, aliens

ajgar

large and thick snake, general term for any large, thick serpent, boa-constrictor, dragon or a python

akaal

dearth, famine, drought

akfar

extreme infidel

aKH

 

aKHfash

having small and weak eyes

aKHKHaaz

absorbing, imbibing

'aks-biinii

 

'aks-numaa

like a reflection, mirror

'aks-rez

shimmering pieces of reflection, ex-ray

akuul

high eater, frequent eater, gourmet, greedy, foodie person, a person who eats too much

ala.ng

 

alaap

modulation, or rising of the voice in singing, tuning up; prelude to a song, fluctuation of the voice in singing

alag-thalag

alone, away from others, isolated sequestered, separated, metaphorically: without any support

alal-jhap

unreliable, ignorant

alalle-talalle

spendthrift, indiscriminately or openly spending, extravagance, luxurious life

alf-laila

is a collection of Middle Eastern folk tales compiled in Arabic during the Islamic Golden Age. It is often known in English as the Arabian Nights

al-haasil

outcome, product

al-kitaab

the Book, the Holy Qur'an

allaah kaa fazl

 

allak

 

almast

Intoxicated, drunk

amchuur

dried mango paring

amraaz

diseases, ailments, sicknesses

amras

a much dirty cloth that becomes hard and blackish with dirt

amvaat

deaths

anaamil

tips of the fingers, fingers

'anaaqiid

 

andaaKHta karnaa

 

anfaas

breaths, respirations

anii

sharp end of an arrow, point (of a spear, arrow &c.), lance or javelin

ankanTak

carefree, unconcerned, insouciant

annaafe'

(metamorphically) one of the ninety-nine names of Allah

anTii

a bundle of grass

anTii-baaz

deceiver, swindler

anvaasnaa

seasoning a new earthen vessel by letting water stand in it for sometime, to make new vessels ready for use

anvar

shining, very splendid, most brilliant, resplendent

aphar

arrogance, haughtiness

apharnaa

 

aphraa.ii

satiety, fullness of stomach

apsaTaa

 

'aqaba

ascent, difficult hill-track, steep mountain or road

'aqd

contract, agreement, conclusion, treaty

'aqd-e-surayyaa

a cluster of seven stars that look like a necklace

'aqiim

(Botany) infertile (man or women), incapable of child-bearing, sterile

'aqiiq

opal, agate, cornelian

'aqiiq-e-naab

the lip of a mistress

'aqiir

barren, childless, infertile

aqlaam

scripts

aqta'

(person) with an amputated hand

'arbada-juu

quarrelsome

arfa'

higher than, higher, highest, very high,

arjmand

worthy

'arraaf

a priest, augur

'arsh-e-akbar

(met.) the human heart

'arsh-nashii.n

sky-sitter

'arsh-panaah

 

artan-bartan

(metamorphically) household articles

arvaah

evil spirits, demons

arzaa.n

cheap, low-priced, of no value

arzish

price, cost

'asabii-markaz

 

asnaa

middle, interval, during, period, time, midst

asnaam

idols

asqal

not easily digestible

asur

demon, fiend, evil spirit

aTeran

circle in which a horse is trained, reel, skein of thread, bobbin

athaah

bottomless, unfathomable, deep, limitless, boundless, too much، beyond measure

aTkal-pachchuu

at random, randomly, uncertain, absurd, nonsensical, pointless

auj

high rank, ascendancy, highest position, rank or dignity

auraad

sacred chanting, chanting

'aurat-zaat

woman, female, wife

autaar

avatar, vicegerent of a god, rebirth of god in another human shape, incarnation

auTan

boiling; evaporation by boiling

ayyuuq

 

azbaar

buds, flowers

ba.nDelaa

boar, male swine, Metaphorically: horrible person

baa.D

border, fence, hedge, an outer boundary of an enclosure, verge, edge, rim, margin

baa.Dh

edge of a weapon

baa.njh

barren, sterile, infertile, unproductive

baa.nTnaa

to deliver, to dispose

baachhe.n Tho.Dii tak aanaa

 

baad

dispute, contention

baaf

weaver

baaj lenaa

 

baap kaa saaya

 

baaryaab

successful

baaT kaa ro.Daa

poor, pauper, deserted

baaT me.n pa.Dnaa

 

baatilii

 

baav

flatulence

baazaaruu

low, vulgar

baazii kaa phuul

 

baaziicha

(Textual) play, diversion, frolic, wagering, fun, play, sport

bachcha

infant, baby, little one, youngster, lad

bad-lagaam

(of a horse) jibbing, uncontrollable

badr

cotton sapling

badruddujaa

a title of Prophet Muhammad

baghaar

seasoning with deep fried onions, ginger, garlic, red pepper or cumin seeds

bahaa-bahaa phirnaa

 

bahaal

confirmed, established

bahr-e-aKHzar

Blue sea, the world's largest salt lake situated on the border of Russia and Iran, Metaphorically: sky

bahtii-balaa

 

bairaagan

a woman who renounces the pleasures of the world, the cross-shaped stick placed upon another vertical stick which a Hindu hermit places under his armpit while sitting,

bairan

(Metaphorically) co-wife, rival wife

baisaakhii

crutch, used by the lame

baiThan

 

baiThnaa

(of a bird) perch

bait-ul-'azal

 

bait-ul-huzn

the house of grief, house of mourning, house of sorrow, the house

bait-us-sanam

idol temple

baiyana

 

baKHtuur

 

baKHya

simple stitching, sewing with long stitches, tacking

bakrii

goat, she-goat, nanny goat, poor

balaaGat

(Metaphorically) eloquence, rhetoric

balGamii

relating to phlegm

balii

wrinkle, skin shrivelled by old age; the fold of skin in stout persons upon the upper part of the belly or between the ensiform cartilage and the navel

balliyo.n

wooden logs

balnaa

burn like fire. be lighted

ban-baasii

dweller in woods, person gone into exile, forest dweller, hermit

bandar kaa ghaav

a wound that is never healed

bandariyaa

(Metaphorically) British women

baniyaa

(esp. Hindu) merchant or trader, grain seller, shopkeeper, grocer, a vendor of provisions

bar-a.ngeKHta

afire, awakened, roused, excited, incited, stirred up, afire

baraaj

stool, motion, excrement

baraaqat

shine, glitter, lustre

baraat utarnaa

to stay the procession of the bridegroom (to the house of the bride)

baraat uThaanaa

(Metaphorically) to marry

bar-afroKHta

(Textual) inflamed, fired, lit up

bardar

 

barf

ice, snow

barf-posh

(Metaphorically) cold, very cold, chill

barmaanaa

to drill, to bore a hole

baromand

fruitful, fertile, fructiferous, fruit bearing

barraanaa

avoid, remain at a distance, keep oneself aloof, abstain

barsaatii-TiDDaa

 

basaanaa

inhabit, colonize people

bashaat

 

basiit

expansive, extensive, detailed

basnaa

settle

bast

twenty

bastagii

binding, fastening, shrinking contraction, obstruction constipation

baTaa.uu

sharer

baTaanaa

cause to be shared, cause to be apportioned, cause to be twisted (thread or rope), divide or divert (the attention), help, cooperate, spread, scatter,

batsh

power, bravery

bauraanaa

go mad

bavaarih

stars that appear in east

be-bad

without blemish

be-chiiz

without a thing, metaphorically: without reason, without cause, without relation, without base

bedhaa

fascinated, spellbound, bewitched

begamii

a kind of fine rice, a kind of fine camphor betel

be-pe.ndii kaa badhnaa

 

beTaa

(sarc.) said as a diminutive to look down upon someone

bha.D-bhuu.njaa

parcher of grain

bha.ng chhan.naa

 

bha.nga.D-KHaana

a narcotic den where addicts gather, an unkempt, disorderly place, house or room

bha.ngiyo.n kii top

 

bha.nkaar

 

bha.nvar

trouble, hot water

bhaa.D me.n bhulasnaa

 

bhaa.D me.n bhun.naa

 

bhaa.ii

brother, male cousin, an affectionate term of address, comrade, companion

bhaa.nDaa

earthen pot or vessel

bhaag-bharosaa

consolation, dependence on fate, fatalism

bhaag-devtaa

 

bhaarii-patthar

unmarried daughter who is the burden for their parent

bhaatii

food sent to a deceased's home by relatives for first three days after death

bhabaknaa

be enraged, roar

bhablo

fat hen

bhagvaan-jaane

God knows, I don't know

bhai.ns

bubalus arnee of South Asia

bhai.nsa-sar

 

bhai.nsiyaa

 

bhambaq

 

bhambuu

fat, hideous man

bhanDaaraa

feast of the yogis

bhasm

ashes, cinders. extinguish, finish

bhasm honaa

to be reduced to ashes, to be ceased and be finished

bhaTaknaa

get lost the way, lose one's way, miss the right path, wander, deviate, go astray

bhau.nkaa

barked

bhau.nraa

a large black bee, said to be enamored of lotus

bhavan

mansion, house, abode, dwelling, building

bhe.Diyaa

wolf

bhe.Diyaa-bhe.Dii kaa khel

 

bhe.nT cha.Dhaanaa

 

bhes

disguise, feigned appearance, assumed likeness

bhichnaa

abstain

bhiigii-billii

a scared or cowering person, one who has no resistance left, passive, submissive

bhiignaa

be wet, damp or moist

bhiik

begging, alms, money or food given to poor people, charity

bhiik kaa Thiikraa

Metaphorically: sodomite, eunuch

bhilaave.n kaa daaG

 

bhinaknaa

be covered with flies

bhinauT

 

bhin-bhin karnaa

frequent recurrence of unwanted noise

bhojuu

 

bhonknaa

to make thick stitching

bhopaa

 

bhos.Dii

a term of abuse contemptuously applied to a woman

bhoTiyaa

 

bhu.ngaa

any small insect, mite

bhunnaa

to be fried, roasted, grilled, parched

bhunnaas

a large strong post for chaining an elephant

bhurbhuraahaT

crisp, friable, brittle

bhuTTaa

corn, maize

bhuu.nchaal

earthquake

bhuu-daar

Earth-tearer', a hog

bhuukaa

hungry person

bhuulaa-bhaTkaa

casual or chance visitor, forgetful and wandering, forgotten

bhuul-bhulayyaa.n

labyrinth, maze

bhuumi-paal

 

bhuun-bhuun khaanaa

fry and eat something, eat all, eat with zest, Metaphorically: to take care of

bhuunnaa

to roast, broil, fry, parch, scorch, burn

bhuuryaa

of brown color

bhuut saa chimaTnaa

 

bichak

fear, fright

bichhaanaa

fell, knock down

biij

seed, germ

biimaar

lover

biinii

nose

bikh kaa biij bonaa

 

biknaa

be sold

bikr

virginity

bikr-daar

 

bilonaa

churn (milk), whip

bin naathii kaa bail

 

birhaa

sad song of longing for the absent beloved

birishta

roasted, fried, parched, broiled, singed

birog

separation from beloved, disunion, absence (especially of lovers)

biryaan

roasted, well burnt, smoked

bisaat-KHaana

 

bish

poison

bithaarii

brushing or cleansing the warp in weaving

bojh

onus, responsibility, obligation

bol uThnaa

 

boltaa

speaking, talking, live

boT

boat

bota

 

break lagaanaa

 

buhr

asthma

bulaaq

the septum of the nose

bulbulaa

bubble

bulbul-e-hazaar-daastaa.n

a nightingale who singing a lot of songs, the nightingale who sings thousands of song, Metaphorically: eloquent, oratory

bunaa-gosh

lobe or tip of the ear

buniyaad jamnaa

 

burj-e-sharaf

 

burkii

 

burqa'

burka, veil, cover

buu

smell, odour, scent, stink, scented

buu-'alii

Allusion-Hazrat Ali

buubaa

goods and chattels, baggage luggage

buuchaa

without ears, crop-eared, with clipped ears, ear-cropped

buud-o-baash

subsistence

buuTii-buuTii

the whole body

chaabuk-dast

nimble, active, alert, expeditious

chaadar

chador, a coverlet, a veil

chaadar-ul-aKHbaar

 

chaak-e-girebaan

tear in the collar, torn collar

chaal chal jaanaa

 

chaalaan

invoice or waybill, form used when money due to a government department is paid

chaaliis-seraa

of forty seers

chaam

mountain valley

chaar band kii fasd

 

chaar kone kaa chaa.nd

 

chaaraa

fodder, herbage, forage

chaar-baaG

(Ancient) A palace; name of a celebrated royal garden in the environs of Ispahan; also near Delhi

chaar-band

four fastenings

chaar-diivaarii

boundary wall that wholly encloses or surrounds a piece of land or house, enclosure, fence

chaaro.n KHaane chit

to be defeated, to be overwhelmed, to be overcome by a stronger force

chaar-suu

in all the four directions, everywhere

chaar-zarb

sensible, intelligent, shrewd (a slave)

chaaTnaa

lick, lap up

chaav puuraa honaa

 

chalaanaa

carry on, take measures

chalaavan

wooden ladle

chaltii-talvaar

 

chambar

disc, anything circular

chamchichcha.D

lean and skinny person

chanDol

crested lark, Galerida cristata

charaaG-e-KHaana

lamp of house

charaaG-e-raah

guide, the true guide, leader, lamp of the way

charan-bardaar

one who carries his master's shoes, servant

charKH

falcon

charKHaa

cunning, clever

charKH-e-davvraa

 

charraanaa

graze cattle, feed, pasture, put to graze

chashm-e-biinaa

an eye that sees, perceptive

chashm-o-charaag

scion (of a family), offspring, heir, son

chaTaKH jaanaa

 

chatiyal

bare, bleak, level (ground), tree-less (tract), desolate (land), treeless tract of land

chaukhaT

doorframe, sill and lintel of a door frame, threshold, entrance

chhachhuu.ndar

mole

chhappar

cottage, hut

chhaTaa.nk

former measure of weight equal to the sixteenth part of a seer equal to about two ounces

chhed

perforation, puncture, aperture, orifice

chhuu-chhaa

empty, hollow, shallow

chi.Diyaa kaa puut

 

chiith.Daa

rag, tatter, frayed piece of cloth

chikaa.n-haaraa

 

chipkaanaa

to stick, paste, glue, adhere

chippak

 

chitnaa

 

chit-paT honaa

 

chiTTaa

Metaphorically: agents are called money

chitvan kaa bal

 

choth

 

choTii vaalaa

having a crest, crested

chubhnaa

prick, pierce

chugaanaa

feed birds, take fowls out to eat

chunchune lagnaa

be restless or peevish, fret

chusakka.D

given to sucking

chuuhaa-chuuhaa

 

chuulhaa

choola, stove at which food is cooked

chuuza

chicken

Da.nkaa

large kettle-drum; the bass end of a small kettle-drum, kettle drum

daa.ii

midwife, wet nurse, nurse

Daa.nDaa

oars, rudder, helm, boat riding bamboo, punishment

Daa.nDe

links

daa.ng

side or quarter of a city

Daa.nvruu

 

daaG-doz

 

daaG-e-dil

(Metaphorically) sorrow, grief

daaG-e-Gulaamii

(met.) the mark of slavery that the master used to inflict on the bodies of his slaves and slaves

daaG-e-jigar

(Metaphorically) great sorrow, shock

daaG-e-sho'la-KHvaar

(Metaphorically) indignant, fierce

daaGii

branded, disgraced, sullied, dishonoured, fired, spoiled, damaged, aggrieved

daahnaa-haath

 

daa'ii-e-bar-haq

 

daa'ii-e-haq

(met.) the angel of death

daa'iyya-daar

 

Daak

post office, mailbox

Daakaa pa.Dnaa

be robbed

Daal vaalaa

 

daal-bhaat

rice and pulse, daily bread, plain fare

daal-chapaatii

bread and butter

Daalii

gift of fruit, etc. in a basket or tray and partially covered with flowers given as a present (and sometimes also as bribe)

daal-roTii

pulse and bread, simple meal

Daal-tamaal

 

daamaan-e-maryam

 

daaman-daar

wide,

daaman-e-'ismat

virginity, innocence, intact modesty

daaman-e-maryam

hem of Mary which is free from stains

daaman-e-tar

sin, crime

daanaa-e-raaz

knowing the secret

daanaapaanii

 

daana-daan

 

daar-e-jazaa

 

daar-e-savaab

 

daar-e-shash-dar

house with six doors

daar-e-suruur

 

daar-ul-'aish

 

daar-ul-'amal

place of action, this world

daarul-fanaa

(Metaphorically) this world

daar-ul-Guruur

 

daar-ul-havaadis

 

daar-ul-ibtilaa

abode of miseries

daar-ul-ifaada

 

daar-ul-imtihaan

 

daar-ul-'isyaan

 

daar-ul-KHaraab

 

daar-ul-mahan

abode of suffering, i.e. this world

daarul-makaafaat

(Metaphorically) this world

daar-ul-qaraar

abode of stability, mansion of rest

daarun-na'iim

place of blessings

daarunnishaat

 

daarussuruur

abode of pleasures

daaruu

gunpowder

dabaa dabaayaa

pressed, covered, concealed

dabaaGat

making leather, cleaning raw leather

Dabbaa

a disease found in children

dabii aag

old flame (of love or enmity, etc.)

Dabraa

 

dafiina

anything buried, buried or hidden treasure, treasure-trove

dafn

the burial of a corpse in a grave or tomb, interment

dafnaanaa

conceal, hide, entomb, to bury

daftar

office, workplace

daftar cha.Dhaanaa

 

daftar-e-'aalam

office, chapter of world, metaphorically: the world

daftar-e-istiifaa

 

daftar-e-kaa.inaat

 

daftar-e-nature

 

daftar-naviisii

 

daftar-qaazii

 

daGal

deceit, fraud, treachery, imposture, hypocrisy, corruption

Dagaryaa

 

daGiilaa

spotted, stained, marked

daGnaa

be marked or branded

dahaa.n-dozii

 

dahaa.n-e-ta.ng

 

dahan-dariida

blunt, impolite, rude, impudent

dahliiz

threshold

dahliiz kaa kuttaa

hanger-on or parasite, sponger

dahliiz-e-dozaKH

 

dai

the beginning of winter, autumn

dair

a convent or monastery, a place of worship (for non-Muslims), temple, church, etc.

dair-nashiin

 

dajla

the river Tigris

Dakaarnaa

belch

Dakarnaa

 

dalaalat-e-'aadiya

 

dallaalii

brokerage, commission of a broker

damaama

noise

damaknaa

bloom

damdama

a fortified emplacement for heavy guns, parapet, mound, sandbag shelter

dam-dostii

 

dam-duruud

blowing of incantation or prayers, Metaphorically: power, courage, guts, power to stand up to

dam-e-jaulaa.n

(met.) time of ecstasy

dam-e-KHanjar

sharpness of dagger

dandaan-e-misrii

kind of sweetmeat, barley sugar

dandaan-e-tama'

 

daqiyaanuus

Decius, a cruel Roman emperor whose persecution of the Christians caused the seven sleepers of Ephesus to take refuge in a cave

daqqaaqa

sharp, clever

daraaz-dast

(Metaphorically) oppressive, tyrannical

daraaz-dum

 

daraknaa

to split, rend, crack, be torn

dard-e-dil

heart-ache

dard-e-laa-davaa

(metamorphically) extreme pain

dard-e-paiham

madness, insanity

dard-e-sar

labour, vexation, worry

dard-ras

grieved, afflicted

dar-e-daulat

House or building of Bashah, Amir, Raja, or any other respected person

dariyaa-e-muhiit

disaster, crisis

dar-o-baam

wall & terrace, a living place, every corner, home, building

darshanii-hunDii

bill of exchange or a money order payable at sight, a bill of exchange, or a money order, payable at sight

daruun

inside, under, in, inner

daruuna

that kind of abscess that faced inside, Metaphorically: heart, conscience

darvaaze kii dahliiz

 

darzii kii suu.ii

 

dashna-gudaaz

 

dasht-e-balaa

desert of calamity

dasht-e-idbaar

(metaphorically) disasters, misfortunes, miseries

dasht-e-jaa.n

desert of life, (met.) the human body

dasht-e-taataar

the desert of Tatar region

dasht-e-zulmaat

desert of darkness

dasht-gard

one wandering in the desert, a lover, a madman, nomad

dasht-navardii

to roam around in wilderness, loiter, to walk, metaphorically: fun and frolic, travelling, freedom

Dasiilaa

 

Dasnaa

bite or sting

dasokhaa

feather, the wing with which a bird flies

dastaavez

that which ties or fastens the hands

dastarKHvaan kii billii

a cat who comes and appears while eating food, (figuratively) uninvited guest, sponge

dast-basta

humbly, respectfully, with folded hands in token of respect

dast-e-hinaa.ii

hennaed hand

dast-e-hinaa-basta

hands on which Henna has been applied

dast-e-sabaa

hand of breeze

dast-giir

helper, one who helps, prisoner, prison arresting

dastKHat

signature

dau.D-dhuup

hard labour or toil, great effort, running, helter-skelter, struggle

dau.nchnaa

 

daulat kaa saa.np

 

daulat ugalnaa

 

daulat-e-bedaar

unexpected wealth, insecure wealth, fortune, symbolic: children, beloved

daulat-e-qaaruun

the eternal wealth - allusion to the King Qarun

daulat-ganj

 

daulat-juu

 

daulat-ma.aab

 

daulat-panaah

 

daur

a round of drinks

daura-e-aaKHirii

(met.) death

daura-e-aflaak

 

daura-e-charKH

revolution of the heavens

daura-e-chashm

(met.) rule, dominion

daur-e-aKHiir

last days of life

daur-e-jaam

round of wine drinking

daur-e-sabuu

round of wine

daur-e-taariik

 

davish

run, walk, run away, Metaphorically: face, attention

dayyaa

mother, Metaphorically: wet nurse, nanny

debii

goddess

deck

deck

deg-'aalam

 

deg-teg

 

deh

The body, the person.

dehaatii

relating to a village, rural, rustic, villager

deh-bhimaan

 

deriina-rozii

 

des nikaalaa denaa

exile, banish, the punishment given to someone in which he is expelled from the country

des nikaalaa milnaa

be exiled, be banished, be extradited

desii

vernacular, desi, indigenous, native, belonging to the country, local, provincial, home-made

dev-baanii

language of gods, i.e. Sanskrit

devdaasii

beloved, dancer in temple, slave girl who serves a temple

dev-e-istibdaad

giant, monster of despotism, dominion, absolute authority, one-man rule, tyranny, oppression

dev-naagrii

script in which Hindi, Marathi, Dogri, Nepali etc. is written, Devanagari, The divine city writing, the character in which Sanskrit is usually written.

devnii

female monster, giantess, ogress

dev-qaamat

terrible, dreadful, scary

dev-qaamatii

 

devtaa

an idol or image of god, deity, divine being,a respectable person, expert, connoisseur

devtaa banaanaa

 

dha.Dakkaa

scarecrow

dha.Dan se

 

dha.D-TuuTaa

hunchbacked

dha.Duuk

 

Dhaal

shelter, refuge

Dhaalnaa

to cast (metal), to mould, make something by pouring molten metal in a mould, form, shape,frame or compose (sentence, etc.), mint (money), pour (a liquid), sell cheap, spill, shed, to place or fit up, apply to

dhaar

edge (of a knife or sword),knife-edge

dhaardaar

sharp, sharp-edged

dhag

 

Dhakeluu

 

dhakeluu

 

Dhalayaa

 

Dhalnaa-paalnaa

 

dhamaaka-KHez

 

dhamaal

wild and tumultuous merriment, noise, tumult, uproar

dhan

tune, air, leading note

dhanattarii

 

dhandaa

an illegal trade, immoral or dubious occupation, questionable practice

dhanii

proprietor, possessor

dhannaa-seTh

rich banker, fortunate or successful man, rich man

dharaa.u

 

dharm-karm

religion and actions, worship and all, good deeds, symbolic: the way, manners

dharm-raaj

justice, equity

Dharraa

path, way, line

dhartii-dhamak

 

dhas

 

DhaTTaa pa.Dnaa

to have an area of hardened skin, be callused (of a part of the body)

dhau.nka.Daa

 

dhau.nkal

 

dhau.nknii

bellows, blowhole (of a whale), brag, boast,

dhaul ja.Dnaa

 

Dhayaa

 

Dhe jaanaa

 

dhe.n

 

Dhe.nchuu.n

braying (of donkeys)

Dhe.nDas

a kind of gourd

Dhele pighalnaa

 

Dhele-baazii

 

dher

fortitude, endurance, composure, coolness, calmness, self-possession

Dher jagaanaa

 

Dherii

mound, heap

Dhii.ng

a long-legged bird, crane

dhii.ngaa-mushtii

fight, row, struggle or scramble, fisticuffs, scuffle

Dhiilaa-Dhaalaa

 

Dhiile-Dhiile

 

Dhiil-khii.nch

 

Dhil-gunDaa

 

Dhil-kamraa

 

dho.ndaa

a large belly, a pot belly

dho.ndhaa

 

dhobii

launderer, washerman

dhobii-kaach

 

Dhokaa

 

Dholaa

a flirt, lover

Dhor

cattle

Dhoraa

heap or mound of earth (raised by the side of a ditch)

dhoyaa

washed, cleansed

dhu.aa.n-dhaar

cloud of smoke, dense smoke, full of enthusiasm, dim, faint, hazy, misty, cloudy, dark

dhu.aa.n-dhu.aa.n

hazy, foggy, smoky, misty, defocused, depressed, sad

dhu.ndlaa

dim, foggy, blurred, misty, hazy

dhu.ndlaa pa.D jaanaa

 

Dhulaknaa

rolling, sprawling

dhulii-dhulaa.ii

washed, cleaned by washing

Dhulkaanaa

overturn, pour, roll

dhun.naa

card or comb (cotton)

dhunaa.ii

combing or carding of cotton, disentangling fibres before spinning

dhunaknaa

card or comb (cotton)

dhunkii

a kind of kids's playing bow

dhur

fore-part of a pole where the yoke is fixed,limit, end, load, yoke, start, beginning, true, straight (path)

dhuu.nsnaa

 

Dhuuh kaa Dhuuh

 

dhuum machnaa

to be noised abroad, to resound, to be or become famous or notorious

dhuumaar

 

dhuurat

deceitful, crooked, cunning, traitor

Dhuusar

 

dhuvaa.n-lapak

the one who is addicted of hookah, Metaphorically: greedy, hanger-on or sponge

dhyaan cha.Dhnaa

 

dhyaan ga.Dhnaa

 

diidaan

Metaphorically: small worms, insects, Medicine: stomach worms

diida-baazii

throwing the eyes around

diida-bedaar

 

diida-diler

fearless, dare devil, brave, Metaphorically: shameless, immodest, insolent,

diida-e-dil

eye of heart

diida-e-kor

blind eyes

diida-e-saad

the eye-like shape of the Urdu alphabet 'Saad'

diida-phaTii

having large staring eyes

diida-pur-nam

moist, tearful eyes

diida-var

(Metaphorically) perspicacious, visionary, perceptive

diidbaan

a device that one looks through to aim a gun, sight of a gun

diid-baazii

game of seeing, peeping and peeking, gaze, hint with a wink

diin panaah

defender of faith

diinaar-guu.n

 

diin-e-muzakkaa

Islam

diin-o-iimaan

religion and belief, faith, faithful

diipaal

 

diipak

aromatic seed or plant Anethum graveolens, dill or carom seed

diipak jalaanaa

 

diip-daan

a ceremony observed for ten days after the death of a relative (it consists in the suspending of a lamp on a pīpal or some other tree for the purpose of lighting the departed spirit on the road to Yam-puri), the offering a lamp to an idol

diip-maalaa

a row of lamps, an illumination, pearl garland

diivaan

royal court

diivaana honaa

 

diivaan-e-azal

 

diivaan-e-jazaa

accounting department, Metaphorically: the court of hereafter

diivaar

wall, obstruction, hurdle, bridge (of the nose)

diivaar-e-baland

high wall

diivaar-e-berlin

limitation, blockage

diivaar-e-girya

the place of difficulty and trouble

diivaar-e-kaa'ba baiTh jaanaa

(met.) a great mishap to occur

diivaar-e-KHunak

 

dil dha.Daknaa

 

dil-aashob

tumult, storm, tempest, terror, misfortune of heart

dilluu kaa daseraa

uncalled interference, unnecessary intervention

dil-parvar

 

dinraaj

day and night

din-raat

day and night, constantly, incessantly

diram

silver coin

Dire.Dii

 

diyaalii

 

diyaan

 

diyaar-e-jaa.n

the city of life, the city of beloved

diyaar-e-shab

a moment of darkness, the time of night

diyyaar

 

do dhaarii talvaar

 

do haath kii rassii

 

do karnaa

cut into two, bisect

do zaanuu honaa

 

Do.ngaa

canoe

do-'amala

 

do-'amalii

hypocrisy, crafty, deceit, fraud

do-chaar gaz aage honaa

 

do-chaar-bol

 

do-chashma

 

do-dhaarii

double-edged (sword)

do-dil

 

do-do baa.ns rahnaa

 

Doh.ngii

 

doha.D

 

do-harf

letter

do-inch

 

do-jidaarii

 

do-juzaa

 

dokelaa

(person) with someone, not alone

dolaa

 

Dolii kaa kahaar

 

do-muu.nhii

 

donaa

leaves folded up in the shape of a cup for holding flowers, sweetmeat, etc.

do-niim

divided in two, two halves

dono.n-taraf

on both sides

do-paaya

two-legged, biped

dopahar honaa

 

do-paikar

the sign of Gemini

do-pairaa

 

Doraa

thread

do-ruKHii

duality, duplicity, hypocrisy, two-sided

doshiina

yester night, related to last night

dosh-o-imroz

yesterday and today, past and present

do-Ta.ngaa

biped, man, two-legged, biped

do-varqii

consisting of two leaves or pages, small book, Metaphorically: vagina, (woman) private part

dozaKH kaa chaara

 

dozaKH ke farishte

 

dozaKHii-ruu

 

Dubak Dubak karnaa

to dip, to dive

dudhiyaa raushanii

bright white light

duhrii piiTh karnaa

 

duKHaan-e-dil

smoke of heart, a sigh

dukh-saagar

ocean of trouble', the world, deep distress

duKHtar-e-aaftaab

(met.) red wine

duKHtar-e-paak-aKHtar

 

duKHtar-e-rozgaar

(met.) the highs and lows of time

dulhan

newly wedded, bride, newly-wed girl

dum-chhallaa

constant companion, crony sidekick, hanger-on, one who always dogs the step

dum-galaa

 

DunD

a dried out tree

dur-afshaa.n

pearl-scattering

dur-afshaanii

sprinkling pearls

durbal

weak, lean, feeble, tired

dur-e-KHush-aab

very bright and shining pearls

dur-e-naayaab

rare or invaluable pearl, rare pearl, precious , valuable

dur-fishaanii

 

durratut-taaj

a prized elder, noble one, venerable

durr-e-najaf

precious Najaf stone beads

durr-e-yatiim

matchless or priceless pearl

dur-rezii

pearl-scattering, metaphorically: eloquence

dushman-e-jaa.n

(Metaphorically) beloved

duud-e-aah

cloud, dust, smoke of sigh, symbolic: breathing smoke

duud-e-hirz

 

duudh

milk

duudh kaa paa.Daa

 

duudh kaa ubaal

temporary zeal or anger, emotion that subsides soon

duudh ke dho.e

 

duudh kii dhaar

 

duudh kii makkhii

 

duudh kii nadii

 

duudh kii nahr

prosperity, luxury, wealth

duudh piitii jaan

 

duudh-maliida

 

duudh-pe.Daa

 

duudmaan

(Metaphorically) fragrance

duuhnii

milk-pail, milk-vessel

duuk

spindle

duun

brag, boast

duur ke Dhol

 

duur kii kau.Dii

 

duur-baash

go away! be off!, begone! be off! away! avaunt!, keep off! stand back! give way! a staff

duur-o-nazdiik

 

duusraa-darja

 

duusre ke ghar kaa kuu.Daa

 

duusre-tiisre

 

duvaal-band

the wide leather laces which is banded in the west, the army men who knot the belt in canopy, the roller of color brightening, the inner wear which is used to keet gun and swards etc.

ehtilaam

(Metaphorically) sperm, semen

e'raaj

 

faa.ida

advantage, benefit, interest, profit, use, gain, reward

faasuur

 

faatiha-e-KHair

a prayer for good or for blessings

faatiq

 

fahl

a star's name, camel, bull, Metaphorically: highly learned man

fals-daar

 

faq

dismayed, astonished

faqiid

lost, missing, absent, Metaphorically: rare

faraaKH-aastii.n

Metaphorically: munificent, generous

faraarii

absconder, fugitive

faraaz-o-nasheb

ease and difficulty

fasaad-e-KHuun

skin eruptions caused by infection of blood

fat.h-e-baab

 

fat.h-ul-baab

opening the door

fauj

(metaphorically) multitude, crowd (of men, &c.)

faulaadii

made of steel, strong

fidviyat

devotion, allegiance, sacrifice

fiil-band

 

fiil-dar

 

fiil-nashii.n

one who sits on an elephant, rich, royal, dignified

fiil-tan

elephantine, giant

fiiroz

victorious, successful

fuhuul

 

fuqdaan

lack, want, loss, deficiency, scarcity, shortage, scantiness, meagerness

furq

 

Ga.Dap honaa

sink, be drowned

ga.Dba.D-jhaalaa

wrangling, quarrelling

ga.Dga.DaahaT

sound in the stomach

ga.Dii

enter, lie, penetrate, to be sunk, to be buried

ga.n.D-jhap

 

ga.ndii-machhlii

Metaphorically: someone disliked because of his/her bad deeds, scab

ga.ndlaa

dirty, polluted, untidy, dusty

ga.ngaa

the river Ganges

ga.ngaa-jal

(Hindu) Ganges water considered holy by the Hindus

ga.ngaa-jalii

of or relating to the water of the Gangas river

ga.ngaa-paar

on the other side of the Ganga

ga.nvaar

boor, uncouth or uncultured person, unlettered, simpleton, villager

ga.uu-putr

 

gaa.Dhaa

thick, dense (liquid)

gaa.Dhaa pasiina

hard work, a great deal of effort or endurance

gaa.Dii-bhar

a cartload of, abundant, plentiful, wide enough for a cart to pass through

gaahak

customer, purchaser, buyer

gaahnaa

search, seek, thresh, tread out corn

gaajar-muulii

the name of two vegetables

gaal

cheek

Gaaliya-saa

 

Gaaliya-saa.ii

fragrant, perfumer

Gaanim

 

gadaa.ii kaa Thiikraa

begging bowl

gadaakaa

 

gadhaa

donkey, ass, jackass, moke

gadhii

mare, she-ass

gaDh-vaalaa

 

gadraanaa

to be half-ripe (as fruit)

gahnaanaa

be eclipsed, be deformed (limbs, etc )

gahvaara

cradle, place of birth, place of origin, place where someone or something is brought or is supported, place of growth

Gair-shaffaaf

 

gajar

four-hourly stroke of a time gong, alarm

gaj-pat

 

gaj-pati

a title given to a king of Kalinga state

galaavaT

the act of melting or dissolving, dissolving, dissolution

Galat-biinii

to see faults only, mistake in observation, cynicism

gale kaa tauq

 

galla-baanii

grazing the sheep and goats, shepherd's work or profession

Gam-e-dil

(metaphorically) affection, love

Gam-e-hayaat

worries of life, sorrows of life, pains of life

Gam-parvar

 

ganda-anDaa

an addled or rotten egg

ganj naama

treasure book

ganj-e-'aruus

 

ganj-e-KHafii

 

ganj-e-KHuubii

best quality, good quality, good manners

ganj-e-qaaruun

the proverbial wealth of Croesus, vast wealth of Korah

gannaa

sugarcane

garaa.n-bahaa

costly, precious

garaa.n-KHvaab

in deep sleep

garam-nigaahii

shown anger in eyes, hot sight, metaphorically: affectionate sight

Garaz kaa yaar

one who has an axe to grind

Garaz-go

 

gard

dust, trifle

gardaa-baad

whirlwind, a dust-storm, dusty

gardan-faraaz

exalted

gardan-faraazii

 

gardan-zadanii

deserving to be beheaded

gard-bard

consigned to dust, glow-less, destroy

gard-e-yatiimii

the dust of orphaned, means: the trouble at being orphaned, scarcity, helplessness, symbolic: the light of pearl

garduu.n-davvaar

 

garduu.n-rif'at

 

garduu.n-sarisht

(metaphorically) proud, haughty

garmaa.ii

heat

garmaahaT

heat, warmth

garm-dil

 

garm-e-'inaa.n

a furious driver

garm-sard

lukewarm

Garq-aab karnaa

 

Garraa

white, bright, shining, splendid

GaT se

 

gauchar

 

gauhar-e-naayaab

priceless and rare pearl

gauhar-e-safta

a pierced pearl

gauhar-fishaanii

scattering pearls, the voice like raining pearls, preaching

gauhar-tar

tears

gaukhaa

cow hide or leather

gavan

going, departing

Gazaal-e-raa'naa

(Metaphorical) beloved

ge.Diyaa.n khelnaa

play with trifles

gesuu-daraaz

an elder, a saint, a sage, a mendicant

getii

the world, the universe

gha.Dolii

 

ghaagas

a species of domestic fowl

ghaas

grass, straw, fodder

ghaat

ambush, opportune moment (for attack, etc.), strike, blow, snare, trick,

ghaaT utaarnaa

take across, ferry over, Metaphorically: reaches to a place or situation

ghaata

 

ghaaTe kaa saudaa

anything which causes loss

ghaate-me.n

gratuitously, in addition to

ghamaa-gham

compact, thick, close, dense

gham-gham

compact, thick, close, dense

ghanaa

close, thick, dense. much, many

ghar baiThii roTii

 

ghar-baaruud

 

ghar-basii

wife, married women

ghareluu

domestic, home-made, homely, private

ghar-me.n

 

ghaTaa

callosity, clouds, cloudiness, cork, plug, gag, opening, fissure, cleft, breach

ghaTit

 

ghiicha.D

fool, idiot

ghinaunaa

sordid, disgusting, abominable, sickening

ghirnaa

 

ghirt

 

ghisnaa

wear out, be worn, be rubbed

gho.D-dau.D

horse race

gho.D-savaar

horse rider, soldier, soldier on horseback, rider on horseback

gho.nslaa

bird's nest

ghop

 

ghu.D dau.D kaa maidaan

race-course, ground for horse race

ghu.D-dau.D

horse race, race course, competition

ghugghuu

 

ghuman-gherii

problem

ghunDii

cloth button

ghuse.Dnaa

 

ghuu.ns

the bandicoot rat, a rat-like animal

giida.D

a slender, long-legged wild dog that feeds on carrion, fruit and often hunts cooperatively, found in Africa and southern Asia, jackal

giidii

shameless person, cuckold

giilii-lak.Dii

green wood

giiraa.ii

grasp, hold, seizure

giir-o-daar

'Take and hold'

gilahraa

a male squirrel

gilahrii

little girl

gir kar saudaa yaa mu'aamala karnaa

 

giraa.n-jaa.n

very hard person, beggar, a very shameless aged person, ill

giraa.n-rau

 

giraa.n-yaab

 

giraamii

respectable, revered, venerable, great, highly placed, famous

giraanaa

cause to fall, throw down

girah-abruu

wrinkle on the brow, frowning

girah-band

 

girah-basta

knotted, gnarled

girebaa.n-chaak

open , torn shirt

girebaa.n-giir

an accuser, a plaintiff, a prosecutor, one who seizes by the collar, accuser, requisite, complainant

gire-pa.De

fallen, fallen to the ground, metaphorically: insignificant, unrealistic, dishonored, insulted

girift

seizure, capture, clutch, grasp

girifta

afflicted, sad, dejected

giriftaar

arrested, seized, captive, prisoner, involved

girii-pa.Dii

insignificant, inconsequential, negligible

girnaa

demolish, knock down, fall, drop, sink, to be spit, be reduced or degraded, bring oneself down, be very greedy or mean, be brought low, to fall from an esteemed position, tumble down, swoon down (upon), to drop dead, abort (of a fetus), attack (of disease or army)

girya-e-yaa'quub

allusion to Jacob's weeping over the separation of his son Joseph, (figuratively) crying a lot, crying day and night, crying so much that it affects the eyesight

gobar-ganesh

dullard, stupid person, fool

gobhii kaa phuul

cauliflower

goDaa

the knee

godnaa

mark of tattooing, a kind of hoe (used for digging up sugar-cane and the like)

Gola-dangii

 

gol-andaazii

cannonading, gunnery

gol-ghar

rotunda, Metaphorically: prison

gol-gol

circular, round, Metaphorically, suspicious, doubtful, vague

gorii

beloved

gorkhaa

an inhabitant of Nepal

gosaa.ii.n

a deity

gosfandii

skin of sheep/goat

gosha

corner, angle,closet, privacy, (in journalism) a special section (in a newspaper or magazine) devoted to a special purpose or personality, hermit's cell, end (of), horn (of bow)

gosht-e-KHar

the meat of an ass

gosht-o-post

 

grah

a planet which according to Hindu astrology affects fortunes, it is nine like Sun, Moon, Mars, Mercury, Jupiter, Venus, Rahu, Ketu (Rahu and Ketu are imaginary)

grahan

eclipsed

gu.D

treacle, dried molasses

gu.Diyo.n kaa khel

girls playing with dolls, child play (figuratively) very easy task, soft job

gu.ndnaa

 

gudaaKHtagii

process of melting

gudaazinda

melting

guDDaa

doll, especially in the likeness of a male baby or man, puppet, effigy

guhar-bezii

 

gulaalaa

 

gul-afshaa.n

(Textual) scattering roses, scattering flowers, strewed with flowers, sprinkler

gul-chha.Dii

 

gul-e-ra.ngii.n

colorful flower

gul-e-raa'naa

a rose which is red inside and yellow outside

gul-e-ruKHsaar

flower of cheek, rosy cheek

gul-e-shaftaaluu

peach flower

gul-e-surKH

red rose

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