{Suresh 356} Proverbs

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{Suresh 356} Proverbs  = कहावतें (kahavatein)
Introduction: Some of the useful Proverbs in Hindi is being shared for the benefit
of Hindi learners, together with English transliteration and translation in English.
This will help improve vocabulary, pronunciation etc.
I have tried to explain them to best of my ability,wherever required.
A कहावतें (proverbs) (from the Latin proverbium), is a simple and concrete  saying popularly known and repeated, which expresses a truth, based on common sense or the practical experience of humanity. They are often  metaphorical. Almost every language has own proverbs. The study of proverbs is called: paremiology from Greek which dates back to Aristotle’s time. Paremiography, on the other hand, is the collection of proverbs.  I believe that a prominent proverb scholar in the United States is Wolfgang Mieder who has written or edited over 50 books on the subject.
धनवंती (rich person) को काँटा ( thorn) लगा दौड़े लोग हजार |
( Dhanvantee ko kaantaa lagaa
daudey loag hazaar.) If a thorn pricks a rich person, thousand people rush in/come running.
धनी आदमी को थोड़ा सा भी कष्ट (sufferings) हो तो बहुत लोग उनकी सहायता को आ जाते हैं|
( Dhanee aadhmee ko thodaa saa bhee kasht ho to bahut loag unkee sahaytaa ko aa jaatey hain.)
if a rich person suffers a little bit,a lot of people come for his rescue/aid.

दुधारू गाय की लात ( kick) सहनी पड़ती है | ( Doodhaaru gaay kee laat sahnee padtee hai.)
Need to bear the kick of milching cow(cow giving milk).
जिससे लाभ होता है, उसकी धौंस ( threat) भी सहनी पड़ती है।
( Jisasey laabh hota hai,uskee dhauns bhee sahnee padtee hai. )
From who you are benefitted, need to bear the threat too.
दो लड़े तीसरा ले उड़े | ( Do ladey teesraa ley udey.) if two fight,third is benefited.
दो की लड़ाई में तीसरे का लाभ होना। ( Do kee ladaayee mein teesrey kaa laabh hona. )
In the fight of two, third gets the advantage.
Your may like Hindi lesson no.111 on two quarrelsome cats.
दोनों हाथों में लड्डू | ( Donon haath mein laddu.)
Sweet balls in both the hands.
सभी प्रकार से लाभ ही लाभ। ( Win-win ( all the types of advantage) situation from all the way/direction.
देसी कुतिया ( bitch) विलायती ( foreign) बोली |
( Desee kuttiya vilaaytee bolee.)
Native bitch talks foreign language.
दिखावा करना। ( Dikhaavaa karna.) To show off.
धूप में बाल सफ़ेद नहीं किए हैं | ( Dhoop mein baal safed nahin kiya hain. ) Not done the grey
hair in the sun.= अनुभवी होना।   (anubhavee honaa. ) To be experienced.
धन्ना ( rich) सेठ के नाती बने हैं | ( Dhanna seth ke naatee baney hain. )
To consider grandson of a rich person. =
अपने को अमीर (rich) समझना। ( Apney ko ameer samajhnaa.) Self-proclaimed rich.
धोबी रोवे धुलाई ( washing) को, मियाँ ( husband) रोवे कपड़े को |
( Dhobee rovey dhulaayee ko, miyaan rovey kapdey ko. )
The washerman cries for washing, husband cries for clothes.
सब अपने ही नुकसान की बात करते हैं |
( Sab apney hee nuksaan kee baat kartey hain.)
All talk about own losses.
S.Suresh Kumar
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