BALOCHI: بلوچی شعری بتل

Balochi Poetic Proverbs


  • Dr. Zahid Hussain Dashti University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan
  • Durdana Government Girls Degree College, Satellite Town, Quetta, Pakistan.


Balochi proverbs, formulaic language, folklore genre.


A proverb is a simple and concrete saying, popularly known and repeated, that express a truth based on common sense or experience. Proverbs fall into the category of formulaic language and form a folklore genre. However; almost every culture is an examples of its own unique proverbs. Balochi proverbs covers a wide range of subjects. Frist, \Honesty and sincerity, the liar and dishonest are defined,, Non-man,, ``Non-person`` and completely isolated from the rest of the society, Second courage and standing by to one`s commitments at the risk of any sacrifice. Third, the Baloch |fourth, Extending help to a needy ginning asylum or protection to vulnerable, in Baloch social ethos even an enemy, after entering someone`s house, Balochi proverbs have been derived from poetry and prose. Balochi Proverb also contains the moral lessons and the practical wisdom. The role of proverbs and Idioms are the beauty of Balochi language. Balochi and Brahui proverbs with reference to Baloch culture and history. Proverb that emerged from poetry or poetic feelings like enmity, love, word of faith, miserliness, charity or timidity, honesty, bribe, cheat, revenge, struggle, shepherd, nomads, unity, honor, beauty creed etc. The current study carried out on representation of Balcohi Poetic Proverbs. The Balcohi proverbs have their own peculiar importance in the Balcohi society. The proverbs are told and different events as standard.

Author Biographies

Dr. Zahid Hussain Dashti, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan

Lecturer in Balochi

Durdana, Government Girls Degree College, Satellite Town, Quetta, Pakistan.

Assistant Professor History




How to Cite

Dr. Zahid Hussain Dashti, & Durdana. (2024). BALOCHI: بلوچی شعری بتل: Balochi Poetic Proverbs. Al-Dalili, 5(2), 01–14. Retrieved from