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Betaab

Origin: Persian

Betaab is an Urdu word, it means “restless/powerless/impatient” in English, while in Hindi it’s called as “bechain/shaktiheen/adheer.”

For eg: “Maahi be-aab sa, dil yeh betaab sa. Tadpa jaaye tadpa tadpa jaaye.” which means, “dear my heart is restless, and it squirms because of longing.”

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