Dar to mujhe kis ka hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

Momin Khan Momin

Dar to mujhe kis ka hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

Momin Khan Momin

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    Dar to mujhe kis hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    par haal ye ifshā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    tis not because of fear that from speaking I refrain

    but as my state is known to all, so quiet I remain

    nāseh ye gila kyā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    kab mirī suntā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    O preacher you complain about my silent state today

    whenever do you listen to me whatever I say

    maiñ bolūñ to chup hote haiñ ab aap jabhī tak

    ye ranjish-e-bejā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    you stay silent only till I've started to express

    unfounded is your anger then at my speechlessness

    kuchh ġhair se hoñToñ meñ kahe hai ye jo pūchho

    vūhīñ mukartā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    she whispers to my rival and when I ask replies

    I did not talk to him at all and blatantly denies

    kab paas phaTakne duuñ raqīboñ ko tumhāre

    par paas tumhārā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    would I ever let my foes get anywhere so near?

    But since I have regard for you, I do not interfere

    nāseh ko jo chāhūñ to abhī Thiik banā duuñ

    par ḳhauf ḳhudā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    if I so wish, can easily now set the preacher right

    it is the fear of God that keeps me in a silent plight

    kyā kyā na kahe ġhair gar baat na pūchho

    ye hausla merā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    if I don’t ask about my foe, you rant and rave like how

    it is my courage even then, I do not speak somehow

    kyā kahiye nasīboñ ko ki aġhyār shikva

    sun sun ke vo chupkā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

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    mat pūchh ki kis vāste chup lag ga.ī zālim

    bas kyā kahūñ maiñ kyā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    O tyrant do not ask the reason for my quiesence

    what can I say what it is so I prefer silence

    chupke se tire milne ghar vāloñ meñ tere

    is vāste charchā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    talk of our secret tryst is rife, when in your family

    tis for that reason reticent that I now choose to be

    haañ tañg-dahānī na karne ke liye baat

    hai uzr par aisā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

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    ai chāragaro qābil-e-darmāñ nahīñ ye dard

    varna mujhe saudā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    incapable of remedy, O healer, is my pain

    or do you think me mad that I do not complain

    har vaqt hai dushnām har ik baat meñ taana

    phir us pe bhī kahtā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    you abuse me all the time, with taunts and jibes or worse

    even then you do complain that I do not converse

    kuchh sun ke jo maiñ chup huuñ to tum kahte ho bolo

    samjho to ye thoḌā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    when I'm silent at your words, you ask me to speak out

    my quiet's no small matter, you should not be in doubt

    suntā nahīñ vo varna ye sargoshi-e-aġhyār

    kyā mujh ko gavārā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

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    'momin' ba-ḳhudā sehr-bayānī jabhī tak

    har ek ko daavā hai ki maiñ kuchh nahīñ kahtā

    it's true, Momin, that everyone claims magic in his speech

    but only till the moment that my silence I don't breach

    Dar to mujhe kis ka hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    par haal ye ifsha hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    tis not because of fear that from speaking I refrain

    but as my state is known to all, so quiet I remain

    naseh ye gila kya hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    tu kab meri sunta hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    O preacher you complain about my silent state today

    whenever do you listen to me whatever I say

    main bolun to chup hote hain ab aap jabhi tak

    ye ranjish-e-beja hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    you stay silent only till I've started to express

    unfounded is your anger then at my speechlessness

    kuchh ghair se honTon mein kahe hai ye jo puchho

    tu wuhin mukarta hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    she whispers to my rival and when I ask replies

    I did not talk to him at all and blatantly denies

    kab pas phaTakne dun raqibon ko tumhaare

    par pas tumhaara hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    would I ever let my foes get anywhere so near?

    But since I have regard for you, I do not interfere

    naseh ko jo chahun to abhi Thik bana dun

    par KHauf KHuda ka hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    if I so wish, can easily now set the preacher right

    it is the fear of God that keeps me in a silent plight

    kya kya na kahe ghair ki gar baat na puchho

    ye hausla mera hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    if I don’t ask about my foe, you rant and rave like how

    it is my courage even then, I do not speak somehow

    kya kahiye nasibon ko ki aghyar ka shikwa

    sun sun ke wo chupka hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

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    mat puchh ki kis waste chup lag gai zalim

    bas kya kahun main kya hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    O tyrant do not ask the reason for my quiesence

    what can I say what it is so I prefer silence

    chupke se tere milne ka ghar walon mein tere

    is waste charcha hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    talk of our secret tryst is rife, when in your family

    tis for that reason reticent that I now choose to be

    han tang-dahani ka na karne ke liye baat

    hai uzr par aisa hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

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    ai chaaragaro qabil-e-darman nahin ye dard

    warna mujhe sauda hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    incapable of remedy, O healer, is my pain

    or do you think me mad that I do not complain

    har waqt hai dushnam har ek baat mein tana

    phir us pe bhi kahta hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    you abuse me all the time, with taunts and jibes or worse

    even then you do complain that I do not converse

    kuchh sun ke jo main chup hun to tum kahte ho bolo

    samjho to ye thoDa hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    when I'm silent at your words, you ask me to speak out

    my quiet's no small matter, you should not be in doubt

    sunta nahin wo warna ye sargoshi-e-aghyar

    kya mujh ko gawara hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

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    'momin' ba-KHuda sehr-bayani ka jabhi tak

    har ek ko dawa hai ki main kuchh nahin kahta

    it's true, Momin, that everyone claims magic in his speech

    but only till the moment that my silence I don't breach

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