'Shandar. Zabardast. Zindabaad.' Meaning



Shaandaar (also Shandaar or Shandar) is made with the root Shaan and the suffix -daar. Shaan means dignity or magnificence. -daar means 'with'. Thus, Shaandaar means something magnificent.

Zabardast is a commonly used word in Urdu and Hindi, and is used for strong and loud things, mostly in positive sense. Zabardast would mean something powerful, though not vice-versa is necessary. Also, zabardasti which comes from the same root is often used for a negative meaning, conveying coercion.

Zindabaad is a word that is more or less same as the phrase 'Live Long.' It's comes from the root Zinda, that means alive.

So, Shandaar, Zabardast, Zindabaad is a cry that talks about something that is grand, magnificent, powerful, and remains so for a long time to be.
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