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Origin: Persian

Bismil is an Urdu word, it means “wounded/sacrificed/a lover” in English, while in Hindi it’s called as “ghayal/balidaan/ek premi.”

For eg: “Bismil bismil, bul-bul-e-bismil, mat mil, mat mil, gul se mat mil” which means, “o wounded nightingale, don’t meet the flower.”

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