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II. Sanskrit Forms - Kakuhb

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Indian Poetry

Sanskrit Verse



Kakuhb is a stanzaic Sanskritform.


The defining features of the Kahuhb are:

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





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

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