Definitions

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  • n. sin, wrong-doing, injustice

Etymologies

From Arabic ظلم (Zulm, "injustice"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Very quickly, of course, these 'socially-conscious' pieces brought the poet himself a label of 'the socialist' … all kinds of movements of a similar nature readily owned Sahir as their spokesman, and Sahir wrote more: zulm phir zulm hai, baDtaa hai to miT jaataa hai khoon phir khoon hai, Tapkegaa to jam jaayegaa zulm ki baat hi kyaa, zulm ki auqaat hi kyaa zulm bas zulm hai, aagaaz se anjaam talak khoon phir khoon hai, sau shaql badal saktaa hai aesee shaqleN ke miTaao to miTaaye na bane aese sholay ke bujhaao to bujhaaye na bane aese naaray ke dabaao to dabaaye na bane! kuchh din tak chaltaa rahaa ye pravaah 'zulm' ke khilaaf 'jang' ke jazbaat ka … Pdt. Nehru died … 1965 ki

    Kafila

  • Abusing anyone, I was told, violated Islamic tenets against zulm, or cruelty.

    The Chapter Four, Verse Thirty-Four Dance

  • Bomb blast in Quetta at meezan chowk express news itna zulm apne he bhaion pr kis waja se, ye kesa islam hai jo k apne he bhaion ko marne ka kehta hai. nai ye islam nai hai na he ye log muslim hain q ke Quran main wazeh likha hai ke

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  • Bomb blast in Quetta at meezan chowk express news itna zulm apne he bhaion pr kis waja se, ye kesa islam hai jo k apne he bhaion ko marne ka kehta hai. nai ye islam nai hai na he ye log muslim hain q ke Quran main wazeh likha hai ke JIS NE KISI AIK BEGUNAH KO KATAL KIA GOYA US NE SARI INSANIAT

    WN.com - Photown News

  • Describing Mukhtar as "Robin Hood '', she said, '" Garibon par zulm karne walo ka muqabala karne wale ko, farzi mukadmo me phasane se koi apradhi nahi ho sakta (A person who fights those who harass poor people can't be termed as criminal just by implicating him in false cases). ''

    The Times of India

  • He speaks constantly of Chinese brutality, of zulm, claiming that Uyghurs are not even given the right of assembly, their culture is being destroyed and human rights violated on a daily basis.

    National Highway

  • Sometime in the early sixties, Sahir's pen seemed to become his sword in this war, and he wrote: ham amn chaahte haiN magar zulm ke khilaaf gar jang laazmee hai to phir jang hi sahi zaalim ko jo na rokay vo shaamil hai zulm meiN qaatil ko jo na Tokay vo qaatil ke saath hai ham sar-ba-kaf uTThay haiN ke haq fatehyaab ho keh do usay jo lashkar-e-baatil ke saath hai is Dhang par hai zor to ye Dhang hi sahi

    Kafila

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