“In The Kingdoms of Fools” Class 9 English Word Meanings

CBSE Class 9 English: Word Meanings of the lesson “In The Kingdoms of Fools” are given here in Hindi and English. “In The Kingdoms of Fools” is a Kannada folktale from A.K. Ramanujan’s Folk Tales from India The lesson “In The Kingdoms of Fools” is published in NCERT Class 9 book ‘Moments’. Click here for other lessons of class 9 ‘Moments’.

“In The Kingdoms of Fools” Word meanings

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IN the Kingdom of Fools, both the king and the minister were idiots. They didn’t want to run things like other kings, so they decided to change night into day and day into night. They ordered that everyone should be awake at night, till their fields and run their businesses only after dark, and go to bed as soon as the sun came up. Anyone who disobeyed would be punished with death. The people did as they were told for fear of death. The king and the minister were delighted at the success of their project. One day a guru and his disciple arrived in the city. It was a beautiful city, it was broad daylight, but there was no one about. Everyone was asleep, not a mouse stirring. Even the cattle had been taught to sleep by day. The two strangers were amazed by what they saw around them and wandered around town till evening, when suddenly the whole town woke up and went about its nightly business.

The two men were hungry. Now that the shops were open, they went to buy some groceries. To their astonishment, they found that everything cost the same, a single duddu — whether they bought a measure of rice or a bunch of bananas, it cost a duddu. The guru and his disciple were delighted. They had never heard of anything like this. They could buy all the food they wanted for a rupee.

When they had cooked and eaten, the guru realised that this was a kingdom of fools and it wouldn’t be a good idea for them to stay there. “This is no place for us. Let’s go,” he said to his disciple. But the disciple didn’t want to leave the place. Everything was cheap here. All he wanted was good, cheap food. The guru said, “They are all fools. This won’t last very long, and you can’t tell what they’ll do to you next.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Kingdomराज्यA country or territory ruled by a kingएक राजा द्वारा शासित राष्ट्र या क्षेत्र
Awakeजागते रहना not asleep सचेत और चौकसी होना
FieldsखेतPloughed or cultivated land, typically used for cropsखेत जो अमूमन फसल के लिए उपयोग किया जाता है
Astonishmentआश्चर्यA feeling of great surprise or wonderविस्मय या चमत्कार का भाव
CattleपशुDomesticated animals raised for various purposesविभिन्न उद्देश्यों के लिए पालतू पशु
Discipleशिष्यA follower or student of a guru or teacherगुरु या शिक्षक का अनुयायी या छात्र
GuruगुरुA spiritual teacher or guideएक आध्यात्मिक गुरु या मार्गदर्शक
RupeeरुपयेThe currency used in Indiaभारत में प्रयुक्त मुद्रा
Cheapसस्तेInexpensive; low in priceसस्ते या क़ीमत में कम

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But the disciple wouldn’t listen to the guru’s wisdom. He wanted to stay. The guru finally gave up and said, “Do what you want. I’m going,” and left. The disciple stayed on, ate his fill every day — bananas and ghee and rice and wheat, and grew fat like a street-side sacred bull.

One bright day, a thief broke into a rich merchant’s house. He had made a hole in the wall and sneaked in, and as he was carrying out his loot, the wall of the old house collapsed on his head and killed him on the spot. His brother ran to the king and complained, “Your Highness, when my brother was pursuing his ancient trade, a wall fell on him and killed him. This merchant is to blame. He should have built a good, strong wall. You must punish the wrongdoer and compensate the family for this injustice.”

The king said, “Justice will be done. Don’t worry,” and at once summoned the owner of the house.

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Wisdomज्ञानKnowledge, experience, and good judgmentज्ञान, अनुभव और अच्छे निर्णय
Stayरहना, ठरना To remain in a particular place or conditionएक विशेष स्थान या स्थिति में रहना
Give upछोड़ देना, हार मान लेना To quit or abandon somethingकुछ छोड़ देना
Leftछोड़ कर चला गयाTo depart or go awayरवाना होना, जाना
Fillभरना (पेट ओर जी भर के खाना)To put something into completelyपूरी तरह भरना, भर देना
Brightउज्ज्वलFull of light; shining brightlyप्रकाशमान, चमकता हुआ
ThiefचोरA person who steals things from othersव्यक्ति जो दूसरों से चीजें चुराता है
Break intoतोड़ कर घुसना (सेंध लगा कर घुसना)To enter a building forcibly or illegallyबलपूर्वक या अवैध रूप से एक इमारत में प्रवेश करना
Spotस्थानA particular place or locationएक विशेष स्थान या स्थान
Blameदोष देना, आरोप लगाना To hold responsible for a fault or wrongdoingदोषी ठहराना, ग़लत काम के लिए जिम्मेदार मानना
Punishसज़ा देनाTo impose a penalty or consequence for a wrongdoingदुर्व्यवहार के लिए दंड या परिणाम लगाना
Compensateमुआवजा देनाTo make amends or provide something as a substituteक्षति को पूरा करना या कुछ विकल्प के रूप में प्रदान करना
OwnerमालिकA person who possesses somethingव्यक्ति जिसके पास कुछ है
Merchantव्यापारीA person involved in trade or commerceव्यापार या वाणिज्य में शामिल व्यक्ति
RichधनीHaving a great deal of money or assetsधन या संपत्ति की बड़ी मात्रा होना
FamilyपरिवारA group of people related by blood or marriageरक्त या विवाह से संबंधित लोगों का एक समूह
Justiceन्यायFairness; the quality of being just and equitableनिष्पक्षता; न्यायपूर्ण और समान बने रहने की गुणवत्ता
SummonedबुलायाTo call or request someone to appearकिसी को बुलाना या उपस्थित होने का अनुरोध करना

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When the merchant arrived, the king questioned him.

“What’s your name?”

“Such and Such, Your Highness.”

“Were you at home when the dead man burgled your house?”

“Yes, My Lord. He broke in and the wall was weak. It fell on him.”
“The accused pleads guilty. Your wall killed this man’s brother. You have murdered a man. We have to punish you.”

“Lord,” said the helpless merchant, “I didn’t put up the wall. It’s really the fault of the man who built the wall. He didn’t build it right. You should punish him.”

“Who is that?”

“My Lord, this wall was built in my father’s time. I know the man. He’s an old man now. He lives nearby.”

The king sent out messengers to bring in the bricklayer who had built the wall. They brought him, tied hand and foot.

“You there, did you build this man’s wall in his father’s time?”

“Yes, My Lord, I did.”

“What kind of a wall is this that you built? It has fallen on a poor man and killed him. You’ve murdered him. We have to punish you by death.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Dead manमृत व्यक्तिA person who has diedएक व्यक्ति जो मर चुका है
Burgledचोरी कीTo enter a building with the intent to commit theft or other crimesचोरी या अन्य अपराध करने के इरादे से एक इमारत में प्रवेश करना
Weakकमज़ोरLacking strength or firmness; not strongशक्ति या दृढ़ता की कमी; मजबूत नहीं
Accusedअभियुक्तA person charged with a crimeएक व्यक्ति जिस पर एक अपराध का आरोप है
Pleads guiltyदोषी दोष स्वीकार करता हैTo admit or confess to being at faultदोषी होने को स्वीकार करना
Murderedहत्या कीTo kill someone unlawfullyकिसी को अवैध रूप से मारना
HelplessबेबसUnable to defend oneself or act effectivelyखुद को बचाने या प्रभावी ढंग से काम करने में असमर्थ
Put upबनवानाTo construct or erect somethingकुछ बनाना, निर्माण करना
FaultदोषA defect or imperfection; wrongdoingएक कमी या अविस्मरण; दुर्व्यवहार, अपराध
Lives nearbyपास रहता हैंIn close proximity to the current locationवर्तमान स्थान के पास में
MessengersसंदेशवाहकPeople sent to deliver a message or perform a taskसंदेश पहुंचाने या कार्य करने के लिए भेजे जाने वाले लोग
Bricklayerमिस्त्रीA person who lays bricks to construct walls, buildings, etc.व्यक्ति जो दीवारें, इमारतें आदि बनाने के लिए ईंटें रखता हैं

Before the king could order the execution, the poor bricklayer pleaded, “Please listen to me before you give your orders. It’s true I built this wall and it was no good. But that was because my mind was not on it. I remember very well a dancing girl who was going up and down that street all day with her anklets jingling, and I couldn’t keep my eyes or my mind on the wall I was building. You must get that dancing girl. I know where she lives.”

“You’re right. The case deepens. We must look into it. It is not easy to judge such complicated cases. Let’s get that dancer, wherever she is.”

The dancing girl, now an old woman, came trembling to the court.

“Did you walk up and down that street many years ago, while this poor man was building a wall? Did you see him?”

“Yes, My Lord, I remember it very well.”

“So you did walk up and down, with your anklets jingling.

You were young and you distracted him, so he built a bad wall. It has fallen on a poor burglar and killed him. You’ve killed an innocent man. You’ll have to be punished.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
ExecutionफांसीThe act of carrying out a sentence of death as a punishmentमौत की सज़ा के रूप में सज़ा को अंजाम देने की क्रिया
Pleadedविनती कीTo make an emotional appeal or requestभावुक अपील या अनुरोध करना
OrdersआदेशInstructions or commands given by a person in authorityअधिकारिक व्यक्ति द्वारा दिए गए निर्देश या आदेश
MindमनThe seat of consciousness; the faculty of thought, reason, etc.चेतना का स्थान; विचार, तर्क आदि की शक्ति
Dancing girlनर्तकीA female performer skilled in the art of danceनृत्य कला में निपुण महिला कलाकार
AnkletsपायलेंOrnamental chains or bracelets worn around the anklesपैरों के चारों ओर पहने जाने वाले सजावटी चेन या ब्रेसलेट
JinglingचमकानाTo make a light, tinkling soundएक हल्की, टिंकलिंग आवाज़ बनाना
Complicatedजटिल, कठिनInvolving many complex and interconnected parts or elementsकई जटिल और जुड़े हुए हिस्सों या तत्वों को शामिल करना
Tremblingकांप रहीShaking or quivering with fear or nervousnessडर या घबराहट से हिलना या कांपना
Streetसड़कA public road in a city or townशहर या नगर में एक सार्वजनिक सड़क
YoungजवानIn the early stage of life; having not reached old ageजीवन के प्रारंभिक चरण में; बूढ़े नहीं हो गए
Distractedध्यान भटकायाUnable to concentrate or focus on somethingकिसी चीज़ पर ध्यान केंद्रित नहीं करना
Bad wallखराब दीवारA poorly constructed or defective wallखराब रूप से निर्मित या क्षतिपूर्ण दीवार
Innocent manनिर्दोष व्यक्तिA person who is not guilty of any crime or wrongdoingएक व्यक्ति जो किसी भी अपराध या ग़लत काम का दोषी नहीं है

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She thought for a minute and said, “My Lord, wait. I know now why I was walking up and down that street. I had given some gold to the goldsmith to make some jewellery for me. He was a lazy scoundrel. He made so many excuses, said he would give it now and he would give it then and so on all day. He made me walk up and down to his house a dozen times. That was when this bricklayer saw me. It’s not my fault, My Lord, it’s the damned goldsmith’s fault.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
ThoughtसोचाTo consider or reflect on somethingकिसी चीज़ पर विचार करना
GoldsmithसुनारA person who works with gold and makes or repairs jewelleryजो सोने के साथ काम करता है और ज़ेवर बनाता या मरम्मत करता है
Lazyसुस्तUnwilling to work or use energy; inactiveकाम करने या ऊर्जा का उपयोग करने के लिए अनिच्छुक; निष्क्रिय
Scoundrelनीच व्यक्तिA dishonourable or unscrupulous person; a rogueअपमानजनक या बेईमान व्यक्ति; एक चरित्रहीन व्यक्ति
ExcusesबहानेReasons or justifications offered to defend or explain actionsकार्रवाई की रक्षा या व्याख्या के लिए पेश किए गए कारण या ठोस कारण
DamnedलानतUsed for emphasis, especially to express anger or frustrationज़ोरदारता के लिए उपयोग किया जाता है, खासकर ग़ुस्से या नाराज़गी का इज़हार करने के लिए

“Poor thing, she’s absolutely right,” thought the king, weighing the evidence. “We’ve got the real culprit at last. Get the goldsmith, wherever he is hiding. At once!”

The king’s bailiffs searched for the goldsmith, who was hiding in a corner of his shop. When he heard the accusation against him, he had his own story to tell.

“My Lord,” he said, “I’m a poor goldsmith. It’s true I made this dancer come many times to my door. I gave her excuses because I couldn’t finish making her jewellery before I finished the rich merchant’s orders. They had a wedding coming, and they wouldn’t wait. You know how impatient rich men are!”

“Who is this rich merchant who kept you from finishing this poor woman’s jewellery, made her walk up and down, which distracted this bricklayer, which made a mess of his wall, which has now fallen on an innocent man and killed him? Can you name him?”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
EvidenceसबूतInformation or proof that supports a claim or beliefएक दावे या विश्वास का समर्थन करने वाली जानकारी या सबूत
CulpritदोषीA person responsible for a crime or wrongdoingएक अपराध या दुर्व्यवहार के जिम्मेदार व्यक्ति
Hidingछिपा हुआTo conceal oneself or stay out of sightअपने आप को छिपाना या दृश्य से बाहर रहना
AccusationआरोपA charge or claim that someone has done something wrongयह दावा या दावा कि किसी ने कुछ ग़लत किया है
Bailiffsअमीन Court officers responsible for maintaining order and securityअनुशासन और सुरक्षा को बनाए रखने के लिए न्यायालय के अधिकारी
AccusationआरोपA charge or claim that someone has done something wrongयह दावा या दावा कि किसी ने कुछ ग़लत किया है
Jewelleryगहने, जेवरात Decorative items worn as adornments or ornamentsसजावट के रूप में पहने जाने वाले सजावटी वस्त्र
WeddingशादीA ceremony in which two people are marriedदो लोग शादी की करते हैं एक आयोजन
Impatientअधीर, बेचैन Restless and eager, especially for something to happenबेचैन और उत्सुक, खासकर कुछ होने के लिए
NowअबAt the present time or momentवर्तमान समय या पल में

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The goldsmith named the merchant, and he was none other than the original owner of the house whose wall had fallen. Now justice had come full circle, thought the king, back to the merchant. When he was rudely summoned back to the court, he arrived crying, “It wasn’t me but my father who ordered the jewellery! He’s dead! I’m innocent!”

But the king consulted his minister and ruled decisively: “It’s true your father is the true murderer. He’s dead, but somebody must be punished in his place. You’ve inherited everything from that criminal father of yours, his riches as well as his sins. I knew at once, even when I first set eyes on you, that you were at the root of this horrible crime. You must die.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Justiceन्यायFairness and impartiality in dealing with peopleव्यक्तियों के साथ निष्पक्षता और न्यायता
Decisivelyनिर्णायक रूप सेIn a manner that settles an issue or dispute definitelyएक मामले या विवाद को निश्चित रूप से समाधान करने के रूप में
Murdererहत्याराA person who commits the crime of murderएक व्यक्ति जो हत्या का अपराध करता है
Richesसम्पत्तिGreat wealth or valuable resourcesबड़ी धन या मूल्यवान संसाधन
SinsपापImmoral or wrongful acts or behaviorअनैतिक या ग़लत व्यवहार
HorribleभयानकExtremely unpleasant or shockingअत्यंत अप्रिय या आश्चर्यजनक
CrimeअपराधAn illegal or immoral actएक अवैध या अनैतिक कार्य

And he ordered a new stake to be made ready for the execution. As the servants sharpened the stake and got it ready for the final impaling of the criminal, it occurred to the minister that the rich merchant was somehow too thin to be properly executed on the stake. He appealed to the king’s common sense. The king too worried about it.

“What shall we do?” he said, when suddenly it struck him that all they needed to do was to find a man fat enough to fit the stake. The servants were immediately sent all over the town looking for a man who would fit the stake, and their eyes fell on the disciple who had fattened himself for months on bananas and rice and wheat and ghee.

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Stakeटाँगने का खूंटा A wooden or metal post with a pointed end used for impalingजहां फंसा के फांसी या मौत की सजा दी जा सके
Sharpenedतेज़ बनायाTo make a blade or edge sharpएक ब्लेड या एज को तेज़ बनाने के लिए
Impalingफंसाना, बींधना, छेदना To pierce or transfix with a sharp object, such as a stakeमौत की सजा देने के लिए फंसाना की मार जाए
CriminalअपराधीA person who has committed a crime or offenseएक व्यक्ति जिसने अपराध या अपराध किया है
Common senseसामान्य बुद्धि, समझ Practical and sound judgment based on everyday experiencesरोज़मर्रा के अनुभवों पर आधारित व्यावहारिक और ठोस निर्णय
Fitठीक फिट बैठनाTo be of the right size, shape, or type to fill a particular space or roleएक विशेष स्थान या भूमिका को भरने के लिए सही आकार, आकार या प्रकार होना
GheeघीClarified butter used in Indian cookingभारतीय पकवान में उपयोग किया जाने वाला घी
Eyes fell onध्यान गयाTo notice or focus on somethingकिसी चीज़ पर ध्यान देना
Fattenedमोटा कियाTo make or become fatter or plumperमोटा या मोटा करने के लिए बनाने या बनने

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“What have I done wrong? I’m innocent. I’m a sanyasi!” he cried.

“That may be true. But it’s the royal decree that we should find a man fat enough to fit the stake,” they said, and carried him to the place of execution. He remembered his wise guru’s words: “This is a city of fools. You don’t know what they will do next.” While he was waiting for death, he prayed to his guru in his heart, asking him to hear his cry wherever he was. The guru saw everything in a vision; he had magic powers, he could see far, and he could see the future as he could see the present and the past. He arrived at once to save his disciple, who had got himself into such a scrape through love of food.

As soon as he arrived, he scolded the disciple and told him something in a whisper. Then he went to the king and addressed him, “O wisest of kings, who is greater? The guru or the disciple?”

“Of course, the guru. No doubt about it. Why do you ask?”

“Then put me to the stake first. Put my disciple to death after me.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Wrongग़लतNot correct or not in accordance with the truth or factसही नहीं है या सत्य या तथ्य के अनुसार नहीं है
Innocentनिर्दोषNot guilty of a crime or offenseएक अपराध या अपराध के दोषी नहीं होने
Royal decreeराज विधि, राजा का आदेश An official order or decision issued by a monarch or rulerएक राजा या शासक द्वारा जारी आधिकारिक आदेश या निर्णय
Executionफँसी की सजा The act of carrying out a death sentence, especially hangingएक मौत के फ़ैसले को लागू करने की क्रिया, खासकर फांसी
Wiseबुद्धिमानHaving or showing good judgment and knowledgeअच्छे निर्णय और ज्ञान का होना
Visionदृष्टिThe faculty or state of being able to seeदेखने की क्षमता या स्थिति
Magic powersजादूई शक्तिSupernatural abilities or capabilitiesअतीन्द्रिय क्षमताएं या योग्यताएं
Futureभविष्यThe time or a period of time following the presentवर्तमान के बाद का समय या एक अवधि
ScrapeकठिनाईA difficult or embarrassing situation or predicamentएक कठिन या शर्मनाक स्थिति या परेशानी
Love of foodभोजन की इच्छाA strong desire or passion for foodखाने के लिए एक मजबूत इच्छा या प्रेम
Arrivedपहुंच गयाTo reach or get to a destinationएक गंतव्य तक पहुंचने या पहुंचने
ScoldedडांटाTo reprimand or criticize angrilyफटकारने या नाराज़ करने के लिए
WhisperफुसफुसानाTo speak very softly or quietlyबहुत ही कम आवाज़ में बोलना
Greaterबड़ाLarger in size, amount, or importanceआकार, मात्रा या महत्व में बड़ा
GuruगुरुA spiritual teacher or mentorएक आध्यात्मिक शिक्षक या मार्गदर्शक
O wisestहे सबसे बुद्धिमान, ज्ञानवान A respectful form of addressing a wise personएक बुद्धिमान व्यक्ति के सम्मानार्थ एक भद्र रूप

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When the disciple heard this, he understood and began to clamour, “Me first! You brought me here first! Put me to death first, not him!”

The guru and the disciple now got into a fight about who should go first. The king was puzzled by this behaviour. He asked the guru, “Why do you want to die? We chose him because we needed a fat man for the stake.”

“You shouldn’t ask me such questions. Put me to death first,” replied the guru.

“Why? There’s some mystery here. As a wise man you must make me understand.”

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
ClamourहंगामाA loud and confused noise or outcryएक जोरदार और भ्रमित शोर या क्रोध
Fightलड़ाईA violent confrontation or struggleएक हिंसक सामना या संघर्ष
Behaviourव्यवहारThe way in which one acts or conducts oneselfजिस तरीके से व्यक्ति कार्य करता है या अपने आप को चलाता है
Puzzledविचित्र, अबूझ, सही-गलत को समझने में असमंजस Confused or perplexedभ्रमित या परेशान
Mysteryरहस्यSomething that is difficult or impossible to understandकुछ ऐसा जो समझना कठिन या असंभव हो

“Will you promise to put me to death if I tell you?” asked the guru. The king gave him his solemn word. The guru took him aside, out of the servants’ earshot, and whispered to him, “Do you know why we want to die right now, the two of us? We’ve been all over the world but we’ve never found a city like this or a king like you. That stake is the stake of the god of justice. It’s new, it has never had a criminal on it. Whoever dies on it first will be reborn as the king of this country. And whoever goes next will be the future minister of this country. We’re sick of our ascetic life. It would be nice to enjoy ourselves as king and minister for a while. Now keep your word, My Lord, and put us to death. Me first, remember?”

The king was now thrown into deep thought. He didn’t want to lose the kingdom to someone else in the next round of life. He needed time. So he ordered the execution postponed to the next day and talked in secret with his minister. “It’s not right for us to give over the kingdom to others in the next life. Let’s go on the stake ourselves and we’ll be reborn as king and minister again. Holy men do not tell lies,” he said, and the minister agreed.

So he told the executioners, “We’ll send the criminals tonight. When the first man comes to you, put him to death first. Then do the same to the second man. Those are my orders. Don’t make any mistake.”

That night, the king and his minister went secretly to the prison, released the guru and the disciple, disguised themselves as the two, and as arranged beforehand with loyal servants, were taken to the stake and promptly executed.

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
Promiseप्रतिज्ञा, वादा A commitment or assurance to do somethingकुछ करने के लिए एक प्रतिबद्धता या आश्वासन
SolemnगंभीरFormal and serious in tone or mannerशृंगार और गंभीरता में एक आधिकारिक और गंभीर अनुभूति
Earshotसुनवाई की दूरीThe distance within which a sound can be heardवह दूरी जिसके भीतर एक ध्वनि सुनी जा सकती है
Asceticतपस्वीA person who lives a simple and disciplined lifeएक व्यक्ति जो एक सरल और अनुशासित जीवन जीता है
Rebornपुनःजन्मTo be born again after death or in a new formमृत्यु के बाद या एक नई रूप में फिर से जन्म लेना
Deep thoughtगहरे विचारIntense or profound contemplation or considerationगहरे और प्रगल्भ विचार या विचार करना
Postponedटाला गयाTo delay or reschedule something for a later timeकुछ को बाद के समय के लिए रोका या बदला गया
Secretगुप्तKept hidden or not known to othersछिपा रखा या दूसरों को नहीं पता
Disguisedभेष बदले हुएConcealed or changed appearance to hide identityपहचान छिपाने के लिए छिपाया गया या बदला गया
Promptlyतत्काल, तुरंतQuickly or immediatelyत्वरित या तत्काल
Executedफाँसी पर लटकना To carry out a sentence of deathमौत के फ़ैसले को लागू करना

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When the bodies were taken down to be thrown to crows and vultures the people panicked. They saw before them the dead bodies of the king and the minister. The city was in confusion.

All night they mourned and discussed the future of the kingdom. Some people suddenly thought of the guru and the disciple and caught up with them as they were preparing to leave town unnoticed. “We people need a king and a minister,” said someone. Others agreed. They begged the guru and the disciple to be their king and their minister. It didn’t take many arguments to persuade the disciple, but it took longer to persuade the guru. They finally agreed to rule the kingdom of the foolish king and the silly minister, on the condition that they could change all the old laws.

From then on, night would again be night and day would again be day, and you could get nothing for a duddu. It became like any other place.

English WordHindi WordMeaning in EnglishMeaning in Hindi
BodiesशवThe physical structure of a person or animalएक व्यक्ति या पशु की शारीरिक संरचना
Panicआतंक, भय A sudden feeling of fear or anxietyभय या चिंता की एक अचानक भावना
Confusionभ्रमA state of disorder or bewildermentविविधता या भ्रम की एक स्थिति
Mournशोक, विलाप करना To feel or express sorrow or griefदुख या वेदना का अनुभव करना या व्यक्त करना
Discussedचर्चा कीTo talk about something in order to exchange ideas or opinionsकुछ के बारे में बात करना ताकि विचार या राय आदि विनिमय करें
Persuadeसमझाना, मनाना To convince someone to do somethingकिसी को कुछ करने के लिए समझाना
Sillyमूर्खLacking in common sense or intelligenceसामान्य बुद्धि या बुद्धिमानी की कमी

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