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1

بخت برگشته

Overturned fortune
Fortune in reverse

2

بوالعجب راي

Father of wonderful judgement / clownish judgement

3

شكر و سپاس

Thanks and praise
Gratitude and thanks

4

حق شناس

The grateful one
The man who knows what's due

5

زبان به غيبت نگرداندن

To move the tongue not in slander
To wield the tongue not for slander

6

بهتان و باطل

Calumny and falshood
Calumny and what is false

7

از بهر رفتار انسان

For the sake of man's motion
In order that man may walk

8

گردش كعب و زانو

The revolution of the ancle and knee
The motion of the ankle and knee

9

قدم برداشتن

To take a step
To raise the foot

10

سجده كردن

To prostrate on the ground
To make prostration

11

گل مهره


A clay-joint
A ball of clay

12

خوار افتاده

Fallen low
Cast countenance

13

از بهر خور

For the sake of eating
To take food

14

سروري انسان

The chieftainship of man
The pre-eminence of man

15

سر به طاعت فرو اوردن

To lower one's head in devotion
To lower one's head in obedience

16

عاقل بودن

To be wise
To be intelligent

17

در خلاف خالق نكوشيدن

To strive not in opposition to the creator
To strive not to thwart the creator

18

به رو اندر افتاده

With the countenance downcast
Fallen low upon the face

19

چشم از عيوب ديگران فروگرفتن

To lower the eyes from the defect of other men
To lower the eyes from the fault of others