humble – નમ્ર

Sometimes one comes across a person/character whose most visible quality is …

(An admirable quality that not many people have. It means that a person may have accomplished a lot, or be a lot but doesn’t feel it is necessary to advertise or brag about it.)
Farooque Shaikh tweet Shabana
and here I am failing at a humble attempt at translating that sentiment expressed by Farooque Shaikh’s co-starrer Shaban Azmi in the play…”Tumhari Amrita”
instead I end up searching for the meaning of ‘naQsh’…
and find this by Ghalib.
Naqsh faryadi hai kis ki shokhi-e-tehreer ka,
Kaghazi hai pairhan har paikar-e-tasveer kaTranslation:

Against whose playful writings are the words complainants?
Made of paper attire is the countenance of every image

Well,the two key words are ‘naqsh’ and ‘faryadi’. Naqsh means ‘words’/inscriptions and ‘faryadi’ means a plaintiff/complainant.


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