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Panah- shade/protection/shelter

  • This word is used beautifully in a couplet written by poet Faiz Ahmed Faiz.

Ankhon ke dariche main kisi husn ki jhalkan
Aur dil ke panahon main kisi dard ka dera

Rough Translation:
In the window of the eyes, a glance of beauty
and in the shelter of the heart a dwelling of pain.
  • The word Panah is also used as a name for boys. Panah Huseynov (born in 1957), also known as Panah Huseyn or Panah Huseynli was the 1st Secretary of State and 5th Prime Minister of Azerbaijan.