October 29, 2012

Yeda ban ke Peda khana

Pretending to be a simpleton and eating sweets

Meaning: Pretending to be a simpleton and enjoying all the benefits that may come ones way due to the pretense.

October 28, 2012

Naak Katna.

To cut Nose

Meaning:  To disrespect to to shame someone.

Naak pe makhi na baidne dena

 Not allowing a fly to sit on the nose

Meaning:  To be very proud and pretentious.

Naak Ragdna

Rubbing nose

Meaning:  To plead.

Naak rakhna

To keep nose

Meaning: To uphold respect.

Naak me dum karna

To trouble in nose

Meaning: To trouble someone excessively.

October 25, 2012

Bandar ko Nakhoon Dena

To give a monkey nails

Meaning: Providing a naive person the means to hurt/destroy himself

October 24, 2012

Gadhe ko bapp ba na na

To call a donkey your father or master

Meaning: To give respect or regard a stupid person so as to gain favor

Lakerr ka fakir

Beggar following a line or a predetermined path

Meaning: Linear thinking or Bureaucratic

Sawari apne saman ki khud zimmedar

Passengers responsible for their own luggage.

Meaning:  you are responsible for your own actions.

Tel dekh, tel ki dhar dekh

Look at the oil and its flow.

Meaning:   be flexible according to situation.