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Alf shukr to Sinan Antoon for the transliterations.
For example, baklava comes as bourma, balouria and kol wa shukr to name a few.
But what's the next step after you begin to better develop Taqwa? so that you may be of those who have shukr.
Most of all, I want to instill in my children the shukr that is not from a temporary high of giving to others, but rather from the knowledge that they are not whole beings until they give freely.
A story goes that once a Chhote Nawab did this with his beloved and instead of the beloved getting the letter her mother found it and the love bug bit her, assuming that the Bade Nawab has done this sweet and naughty thing, she reciprocated in the same manner writing "Intezaar tumhara hi to tha humein, umra bhar rahein takte rahe, der lagee aane mein tumko, shukr hai phir bhi aaye to" -- I was waiting for this all my life, you came late yet now you have come.