{Suresh 210) Story: The prince and the swan

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कहानी (kahaanee): story  राजकुमार एवं हंस  (Rajkumar evam hans)

 

 

Devanagari/Transliteration/Translation

 

अरे ,इस बेचारे हंस को किसने मार दिया |
(Arey is becharey hans ko kisnay maar diya).
Oh, who killed this poor swan.

 

यह बहुंत हांफ     रहा है  |
(Yah bahut haanf raha hai.)
It is gasping (panting) very much.

 

कैसा सुन्दर पक्षी है ?
(Kaisa sundar pakshee hai?)
What a beautiful bird?

 

राजकुमार गौतम ने  तीर (arrow) निकालते कहा |
(Rajkumar Gautam ney teer nikaalatey kaha.)
While taking out the arrow, the prince Gautam said.

 

अगर पानी पिला  दिया जाय तो बच सकता है|
(Agar panee pila diya jay to bach sakta hai .)
If the water is given to drink, then it can be saved.

 

इतने  में राजकुमार का चचेरा भाई देवदत्त  धनुष एवं बाण हाथ में लिए  दौड़ता आया |
(Itnay mein raajkumaar ka  chachera bhai  Devdutt dhanush

evam baan haath mein liye daaudta aaya  .)
Meanwhile,the prince’s cousin brother Devdatt came running with arrow and bow in hand.

 

देवदत्त  ने कहा कि  हंस को मैने तीर से मारा है और इसे मुझे दे दो |
(Devdatt  ne kaha  ki  hans ko mainey teer se maara hai aur isey mujhey de do)
Devdutt said that I have killed the swan with my arrow and give this to me.

 

गौतम ने  पूछा  कि तुमने इस भोले पक्षी को तीर से क्यों  मारा ?
(Gautam ney poocha ki tumnay is bholay pakshee ko teer se kyon maara?)
Gautam asked that why did you kill this innocent bird with an arrow ?

 

इसने तुम्हारा क्या बिगाड़ा था ?
(Isnay tumhaara kya bigaadaa tha?)
What harm has it done to you?

 

देवदत्त ने कहा कि मैने इस हंस  का  शिकार (hunting)  किया है |
( Devdatt ney kah ki mainey is hans ka shikaar kiya hai)
Devdatt said that I have done the hunting of this swan.

 

यह मेरा है ,  अतएव  इसे मुझे दे दो|
(Yah mera hai, atev isey  mujhey de do. )
It is mine (belongs to me), therefore, give this to me

 

 

गौतम ने कहा कि जीव को मारना पाप (sin ) है |
(Gautam ney kaha ki jeev ko maarna paap hai.)
Gautam said that it is a sin to kill a living creature (bird).

 

मैं इसे बचाऊंगा और मैं इसे तुम्हें  नहीं दे सकता |
(Main isey bachaaunga aur  main isey tumhein nahin de sakta.)
I will rescue this and I will not give  this to you.

 

न्याय के लिए दोनों राजा के पास पहुंचे |
(Nyaay ke liye donon raajaa ke paas pahunchey .)
Both went to the king for justice.

 

गौतम ने हंस को छाती (chest )  से लगा रखा था |
(Gautam ney hans ko chaatee se laga rakha tha .)
Gautam had cuddled (embraced) the swan  with chest.

 

राजा  ने उन दोनों की बात  सुनी  और फैसला करने में देर  न लगी |
(Raja ney  oon donon kee baat sunee aur faisla karney mein deyr na lagee.)
The king listened to (heard)  both of them and did not take long to decide.

 

उन्होनें कहा कि मारने वाले से बचाने वाले का अधिकार ज्यादा होता है|
(Unhonein kahan ki maarney waley se bachaaney waley ka adhikaar jyaada hota hai .)
He said that  the saviour  has more right than the  killer.

 

हंस गौतम का है|
(Hans Gautam ka hai.)
The swan belongs to Gautam.

 

शब्दावली (Shadawalee) vocabulary

बेचारे (Bechaarey) poor

हंस (Hans) swan

हांफ रहा है| (Haanf raha hai.) is gasping /panting

राजकुमार (Rajkumar) prince

बच सकता है| (Bach sakta hai.) can be saved

चचेरा (chachera) cousin

तीर (teer) or बाण (baan) arrow.

धनुष (dhanush) bow

भोले पक्षी (Bholey pakshee) naïve bird

बिगाड़ा (bigaada) harm

अतएव (atev)   therefore

जीव (Jeev) living creature

पाप (paap) sin

बचाऊंगा (bachaunga) will save/rescue

 

Quiz:

1. Is there any other word used for तीर  in this lesson

2. अतएव  word  has been used in this lesson, Is there any word as substitute you know ,if so please write and explain the meaningz?

3. Write three words in Hindi for bird.

4. Whom did Gautam ask  that why did you kill this  naive bird with arrow?. Please write the  complete sentence (answer) in Hindi

5.  Explain  the relation between King Gautam and Devdatt in Hindi in a sentence.

 

S.Suresh Kumar,

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Sskay56@gmail.com

Cell: 91 09840643690

 

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