I'm looking for a riddle to put on my wedding invitation card. Ideally it's short (3 lines max) and not english-specific, as my guests are arabic - speakers. Any suggestions?

  • $\begingroup$ Do you have a desired solution/subject matter? $\endgroup$
    – Bailey M
    Jan 21 '17 at 17:53
  • $\begingroup$ Not really, but it'd be nice if it were related to the wedding. $\endgroup$
    – Shadi
    Jan 21 '17 at 17:56
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    $\begingroup$ (Not related to the question, but...) Congratulations on getting married! $\endgroup$
    – Sumurai8
    Jan 22 '17 at 15:01

How about

We are a symbol of unity, of love that's bloomed
Up the aisle, through the room
There's two of us, but we're not bride or groom

What am I?

To which the answer would be

A wedding ring

Unites two people who have fallen in love
Brought up the aisle as everyone watches the ceremony
Two rings, one for bride one for groom, yet they aren't either

To save you the trouble here it is in arabic:

نحن رمزا للوحدة، من الحب الذي هو أزهرت
حتى في الممر، من خلال غرفة
هناك اثنين منا، لكننا لا العروس أو العريس

ما أنا؟

Quite nice as it rhymes as well as being related to a wedding, and is 3 lines long (excluding the 'What am I?')

  • $\begingroup$ I see great minds think alike here! :) $\endgroup$
    – Bailey M
    Jan 21 '17 at 18:10
  • $\begingroup$ Thank you for the riddle and the initiative of translating it nicely into arabic :) $\endgroup$
    – Shadi
    Jan 23 '17 at 12:59

This is an adaptation of a riddle I discovered online here:

True love's quest will end with me
Yet I am crafted endlessly
I'm seen on hands and feet and heads
And every hour my name is said
What am I?


I am a ring.

Wedding rings are used to symbolize and finalize marriage;
Yet a ring has no end in its shape;
They are worn on toes, fingers, and ears (as well as other places on the face and body);
And every hour, the church bell rings to indicate the time.

  • $\begingroup$ Same answer as mine :) Just a note: '3 lines max' $\endgroup$ Jan 21 '17 at 18:10
  • $\begingroup$ Well, you could combine lines 1&2 and lines 3&4 very easily. I separated them just for clarity. :) $\endgroup$
    – Bailey M
    Jan 21 '17 at 18:11
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    $\begingroup$ Thank you for your riddle. There is no "right" or "wrong" answer to my post, so I just chose the answer I got chronologically first. :) $\endgroup$
    – Shadi
    Jan 23 '17 at 13:09

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