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II. Sanskrit Forms - Kakuhb

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Kakuhb is a stanzaic Sanskrit form.  The defining features of the Kahuhb are:

  1. stanzaic, written in any number of tercets, 3 lines or padas.
  2. syllabic,8-12-7 syllables,
  3. unrhymed.

    The Return by Judi Van Gorder
    The beast sleeps awhile, undisturbed,
    a rumble of discontent murmurs from within
    as familiar lips explore.

Other Sanskrit Forms

Kakuhb
Mandakranta
Sloka

 

Regional Forms:III.Bengali, IV.Hindi, V.Kashmiri, VI.Marathi and VII.Teluga

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