Bikhrey Moti

Bikhrey Moti – Hindi Idioms & Proverbs #4

Idioms & proverbs are an integral part of any language. This series features some pearls of wisdom from Hindi and its dialects. In this post – पूत सपूत तो क्यूँ धन संचै, पूत कपूत तो क्यूँ धन संचै

Idioms & proverbs are pearls of wisdom that offer advice or insights into life while imparting to the language a more vivid colour. These pearls are rooted deep in the culture of the language and its people.


पूत सपूत तो क्यूँ धन संचै, पूत कपूत तो क्यूँ धन संचै ।
If son is worthy, why accumulate wealth, if son is unworthy, why accumulate wealth.


People accumulate wealth so as to leave it to their children. However, if the children are worthy, they will be able to earn their own fortunes. And if they are not, they’ll run through any fortune left for them in inheritance.

Hence this saying that it is futile to accumulate wealth in order to leave it for your children.

Interested in more information on any of the above topics? Please comment on this post, and I will try to write about them soon.


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