Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Essential Kashmiri Love Talk


SearchKashmir is going into an unchartered territory of Kashmiri language. Intimacy.

Things you can call your Kashmiri lover. Interestingly, a bulk of them come from Persian.




Janaan/Janaano (Joonam of Persian, Jaanam of Hindustani)

Can be used for male as well as female

Dilbaro (Dilbar of Persian, Charmer)

Haer (myna bird of Hindi)

Used for female

Shereen (Sugar. 'sweetie' of English)

Used for female

Zoonie (moon)

Used for female

Tcher (little sparrow)

Golaab Kosum (Rose Bud)

You can just use Kosum also or you can mix it up with Laale' (Tulip)

Badaam gooj (Almond seed)

Myaen Maetch (my madwoman)


For men you can use:

Myani Bulbulo (my Bulbul )

Myani Aftaabo (my Sunlight)

Myani Mehtaabo (my Moonlight)

Myani Hamsaaro (my Lover/Partner/Equal)

Myani Gaasho (Light of my eyes)...never to be confused with Bai Gaasho ( that is something you can call your brother)

Myani Shoga (my Parakeet)

Myani Daene'falo (my Pomegranate seed)

Myaani Mastaano (my mad man/my drunken lover)
Men and women can use words like:

Myani Madaano (my lover, from name of Kamdev...Madan)

Myaani Rindo (my flower)

Myaani Armaano (my only wish)

Mout (madman). Koul'a Mout could be offensive but myon Mout should be fine. Kashmiri apparently love been called mad.

One can use phrases like:

Zoo Wandaey (I give you my life)

Navas Lagaii (my everything in your name)

Lol Naraey (let me love you)

Mai che Tchain Maaye (I love you)

Mukk Naas Khyamay ('I will eat you small flat nose'. Often said to small children, but can be used on a lover) 

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11 comments:

  1. Some additions from readers:

    Randhir Bhan: Katij, yemberzal, fulay, ryedda, jigarkhont, poshkuj, Lael, majnoon, Kotur, Kantur, bul-bul, Bil-Bichur.

    Mudasir Khan: Fattii vaangun, Byaari Bokut, Poot, Aenz Bachh

    Romey Mir: Maikut

    Gowhar Fazili: Baale yaar, shoga, dili jigre ki parra

    Zooni Tickoo: Myon jigar ti myon shoosh

    Shahid Wani: Myeani madanwaaro


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    1. My elder sister still calls me 'Meow' and I turned 40 this Feb

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    2. What does "tsche chuk myon zuw" mean ? Don't mind my spelling 😁

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    3. Thank you soo much.I was searching for the meaning from a long time. How do you I say You are very special to me, I have never met someone like you before.

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    4. tche chakh me dil azzez. Me zah myul ne kah chaan'e hyu.

      [You are close to my heart. I have never met someone like you ] ...made it a bit rhyming.

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  2. Great stuff... Few more additions to this would have been niceπŸ€”

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  3. Funny to read.. I am sure it's difficult to pronounce 😁 πŸ˜„. I pray it works. Haha. Thank you.

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  4. im sorry i just saw the answer to my question in the comments, please ignore. :)

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