Different Forms of Urdu Poetry

Urdu verse sticks to various exacting principles that offer route to its remarkable wonderful structure. These principles administer the gatherings of versed lines that are utilized in each Urdu sonnet and direct their meter, mood, rhyming example, finishing words, and the area of the writer’s mark. In spite of these severe guidelines, Urdu verse has developed into an unfathomably vivid workmanship that shows itself in a horde of various structures.

Every one of the types of Urdu verse has novel attributes that separate them from all the others. Despite the fact that we won’t have the option to cover each and every structure in this article, we will investigate a portion of the more mainstream ones:¬† Urdu Shayari¬†Ghazal. The Ghazal is an assortment of numerous couplets (called “shers”), or sets of lined refrain that adhere to the principles of bahar, radeef, matla, maqta, and qafiya. Each couplet in a Ghazal should communicate a solitary idea or spotlight on a specific topic so that it can remain solitary. Every couplet in a Ghazal must have a similar meter, bahar, the equivalent rhyming example, qafiya, and must end in similar words, radeef. Every couplet should likewise have an initial couplet called a matla. Some Ghazals in Urdu verse have the nom de plume of the writer consolidated into the last couplet, which is then called maqta.

Marsiya. A Marsiya is a richly composed sonnet whose reason for existing is to communicate distress over the demise of an extraordinary man or a profoundly adored individual. From a verifiable point of view, the customary Marsiya of Urdu verse was formed to respect the generosity of Hazrat Imam Husain and his soldiers at the Battle of Karbala. This sort of Marsiya portrays how Hazrat Imam Husain and his friends battled Yazid’s military on Karbala’s fields.

Masnawi. A Masnawi is a long, story epic sonnet that delineates accounts of extraordinary fights that were battled previously. They typically incorporate a philosophical or moral idea. A Masnawi is any longer than a Ghazal and it contains rhyming couplets. Be that as it may, every one of the couplets have an alternate rhyming example and end in various words.

Qasida. A Qasida is exceptionally long ditty that is composed to adulate a lord or an aristocrat. It here and there additionally portrays extraordinary fights. It isn’t surprising to discover a Qasida that is in excess of 100 couplets in length. Like the Ghazal, the Qasida begins with a rhyming couplet and utilizations the equivalent qafiya, or rhyming example, all through the sonnet. The Ghazal as we probably am aware it today was initially gotten from the Qasida.

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