National anthem of the Kingdom of Afghanistan

"Šâhe ğažur-o-mehrabane ma" (Pashto: ای شاهِ غیور و مهربانِ ما, lit.'Our Brave and Noble King') was the national anthem of the Kingdom of Afghanistan from 1943 to 1973. The song was officially launched in 1943 and replaced the first national anthem: The Royal Salute, created during the reign of Amanullah Khan. In 1973, the kingdom was overthrown, and the song was also abolished.[1][2]

Loya Salami
English: Grand Salute
لوی سلام
Former national anthem of Afghanistan, 1943-1973.gif

Former national anthem of  Afghanistan
Also known as"ای شاهِ غیور و مهربانِ ما" (English: "Our Brave and Noble King")
LyricsMohammed Makhtar, 1943
MusicMohammed Farukh, 1943
Adopted1943
Relinquished1973
Preceded by"The Royal Salute"
Succeeded by"Millī Surūd
Audio sample
"Grand Salute"

LyricsEdit

Persian lyrics Transliteration English translation

ای شاهِ غیور و مهربانِ ما
هستیم از جان مطیعِ شما
ما فرزندانِ توییم
ما فداکارِ توییم
ای شاهِ ما
ای شاهِ ما
ای شاهِ ملت‌خواهِ ما

Šâhe ğažur-o-mehrabane ma
Hastem as jan motiye šoma
Mâ farsandane to im!
Mâ feda kare to im.
Ey Šâhe mâ
Ey Šâhe mâ
Ey Šâhe mellat čaye mâ!

Our brave and noble King,
We are your faithful followers.
We are your sons!
We are ready to sacrifice to you.
Oh, our King!
Oh, our King!
Oh, our King and friend of the people!

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Afghanistan (1943-1973) » nationalanthems.info". Archived from the original on 2021-01-18. Retrieved 2013-11-01.
  2. ^ "Himno de Afganistán (1943-1973)". Archived from the original on 2016-06-09. Retrieved 2013-11-01.

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