Chanda Mama Door Ke (English translation)
Chanda Mama Door Ke
- chandaa maama:
Literal meaning is “Moon Uncle”.But it means moon is like maternal uncle called Mama (मामा) who brings gifts to young kids ,toddlers etc
Dish Pue is prepared from crushed sugarcane mixture called “boor”(बूर)
Popular sweet dish made in India called “Pue”(पुआ)
Word commonly used to address a small kid (Male)as “Munna”(मुन्ना).
Final product after removing/extracting cream from milk called as “Malai”(मलाई).
(उड़नखटोलों)-Imaginary flying saucer used in children poems and folklore .Believed can fly beyond earth.
- aankh michauli:
Equivalent to game hide n seek played by children
- thumak thumak:
Describing tiny baby steps in Hindi
Moon Uncle So Far
- 1. Small kid (Male) fondly called as “Munna” (मुन्ना) in poem. There is no exact word for it in English. Words like kid, kiddo can be used.
- 2. cream is literal meaning while implied meaning is process of separating top layer from milk and using it,calling as “malai” (मलाई).
- 3. “Udankhatola” is imaginary flying saucer/chariot often mentioned in children stories and folklore.
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