dhaul-dhappaa us saraapaa-naaz kaa
ham hii kar bai;The the ;Gaalib pesh-dastii ek din
1) 'slapping and cuffing' is not the practice/custom
of that entirely coquettish one
2) only/emphatically we insisted on 'beating her to it', Ghalib, one day
dhaul dhappaa : 'Thumping and slapping, mutual cuffing, a fight, row'. (Platts p.551)
pesh-dastii : 'Pre-eminence, precedency, excellence; anticipation, the being beforehand'. (Platts p.299)
kar bai;The the : This compound verb conveys a sense of wilfulness, stubbornness, insistence in the doing of some action.