Glossary beginning with G

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ghazal

A short lyrical poem similar to an ode, with a repetitive mono-rhyming scheme and usually seven to 12 verses in length. The theme of the ghazal is love, both worldly and divine.

gul

A flower or rose.

gunbad

A dome.

gur

An onager or wild ass, a favourite target for hunters in Persian epics and poems.