20 Useful Proverbs in Hindi to English

Proverbs help you speak in English as you can learn and use them easily. Proverbs can convey a lot in short. Most probably you know about a lot of proverbs in Hindi but sometimes you want to express them in English too. Learn about 20 very useful proverbs in Hindi to English.

You can use them in your day to day English conversation.

1.एक हांथ से ताली नहीं बजती – It takes two to make a quarrel
2. एक पंथ दो काज – To kill two birds with one stone.
3. अधजल गगरी छलकत जाय-An empty vessel sounds much 
4. नाच ना आवे आँगन टेढा-A bad workman quarrels with his tools –
5. जैसे को तैसा– Tit for Tat
6. चोर-चोर मौसेरे भाई – Birds of the same feather flock together 
7. एक और एक ग्यारह – Unity is strength
8. दान की बछिया के दांत नहीं देखे जाते – Beggars Can’t Be Choosers
9. ऊँट के मुंह में जीरा – A drop in the Ocean
10. लोहा लोहे को काटता है – Diamonds cut diamonds
11. जिसकी लाठी उसकी भैंस – Might is right
12. अब पछताए होत क्या जब चिड़िया चुग गई खेत – No use crying over spilled milk Meaning:There’s no point for being upset over something that has already happened and cannot be changed.
13. जैसा राजा वैसी प्रजा – As the king so are the subjects
14. आप भले तो जग भला – Good mind, good find
15. नेकी कर दरिया में डाल – Do good & cast in to the river
16. नाम लिया और शैतान हाजिर – Speak/Think of the devil and the devil is here
17. जाति ना पूछो साधु की; पूछ लीजिए ज्ञान– Don’t judge a book by its cover.
18. बोए पेड़ बबूल का तो आम कहाँ से होय– Gather thistles & expect pickles
19. आप भले तो जग भला -Good mind, good find.
20.चार चाँद लगाना– Add a feather in a cap

These were 20 useful proverbs in Hindi to English. I hope you use them in your day to day conversation.

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