Hindi Proverbs - Page 1
Bandar kya jaane adark ka swaad
English : What does a monkey know of the taste of ginger?
Meaning : someone who can't understand can't appreciate.
Door ke dhol suhavane lagte hain
English : The drums sound better at a distance
Meaning : We tend to like the ones we don't have
Ghar ki murgi, dal barabar
Meaning : Self possessions are always undermined and other's possessions seem better.
Ghar ka bhedi, lanka dhayey.
Meaning : It is the insider who is dangerous and leaks secretive information to help out your enemies
Living in water and being an enemy of the crocodile is not good.
Garajne wale badal baraste nahin hain
English : Those who make the most threats seldom do anything
Jitnee Lambi Chadar ho Utna hee pair failana Chahiye
English : Stretch your legs only till the size of your Counter pan.
Meaning : Limit your Spending To your Earnings.