The Study of Poetic Terms in Abid Shah Abid’s Urdu Poetry


  • Dr. Khalid Mahmood khattak Chairperson, Department of Urdu, University of Balochistan Quetta
  • Ms. Humera Saddozai Department of Urdu, Government Girls Degree College, Cantonment Quetta.


Abid Shah Abid Balochistani,,Killi Kirani, Syed Karam Shah, Syed Umar Shah, Gulzar-e-Abid, Abida, Mula Hassan Brhavi.


Abid Shah Abid Balochistani was the poet of Barhvi, Persian and Urdu Languages. We can find the vast range of poetic expressions in his Urdu Poetry and its usage made his poetry more able and artistic beside it has made this poetic tradition strong in Balochistan and left foot steps for coming generations as well and on its base coming poets paid regard to Urdu poetry. Poetic Expression con is seen with uniqueness. In this respect, Tashbihat, Istearat, Qafia, Radif, Matla, Maqta, Takhalus, Taraqeeb, Sana-e-lafzi and Masnavi are most important.


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The Study of Poetic Terms in Abid Shah Abid’s Urdu Poetry




How to Cite

khattak, D. K. M. ., & Saddozai, . M. H. . (2013). The Study of Poetic Terms in Abid Shah Abid’s Urdu Poetry. Hanken, 5(1), 48–57. Retrieved from