Mastam

English translation: (literally) I am drunken : meaningless words of exuberance to introduce the song

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Hindi term or phrase:Mastam
English translation:(literally) I am drunken : meaningless words of exuberance to introduce the song
Entered by: Quamrul Islam

17:54 Nov 23, 2009
Hindi to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Poetry & Literature / Song
Hindi term or phrase: Mastam
Please give as most detailed explanation for this word as possible. The context:
this is a song from the movie Yuvvraaj
the song is called Mastam mastam
the first line of the song is
mast mast dar mastam, dar rind vind dar mastam
thank you
Anna Konar
Russian Federation
Local time: 11:06
(literally) I am drunken : meaningless words of exuberance to introduce the song
Explanation:
The first few words are not really Hindi words, these are rather Persian (Farsi) words which are sometimes also used in Urdu, and Hindi as well. These words play just an ornamental role here in this song...expressing the joyful state of the singer. The words have been used for their musical/rhythmic qualities too, and not for literal meanings. Nevertheless, let me explain some meanings:

mast=> drunken, intoxicated, in a wonderful state
-am => suffix added to mean "I am"
dar => in (but it has no literal meaning here)
rind => libertine, vagabond, drunkard etc.
vind => is just for euphony after 'rind', as we say dil-vil, pyar-vyar.

I hope this much should address the question sufficiently.
Any comments are welcome.
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5 +3(literally) I am drunken : meaningless words of exuberance to introduce the song
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(literally) I am drunken : meaningless words of exuberance to introduce the song


Explanation:
The first few words are not really Hindi words, these are rather Persian (Farsi) words which are sometimes also used in Urdu, and Hindi as well. These words play just an ornamental role here in this song...expressing the joyful state of the singer. The words have been used for their musical/rhythmic qualities too, and not for literal meanings. Nevertheless, let me explain some meanings:

mast=> drunken, intoxicated, in a wonderful state
-am => suffix added to mean "I am"
dar => in (but it has no literal meaning here)
rind => libertine, vagabond, drunkard etc.
vind => is just for euphony after 'rind', as we say dil-vil, pyar-vyar.

I hope this much should address the question sufficiently.
Any comments are welcome.

Quamrul Islam
Local time: 14:06
Native speaker of: Native in BengaliBengali
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agree  Ramesh Bhatt: Also Divine Intoxication; also Engrossed head over ears in Something
1 hr
  -> Yes, Thanks you Ramesh ji !!!

agree  keshab: Nicely explained
11 hrs
  -> Thanks, Keshab ji !!!

agree  rtpushpa: Very clear explanation.
20 hrs
  -> Thanks very much for your nice comments!
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