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Representations: Proverbs, Adages, and Riddles: Pakistan
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Pakistan, home to over 200 million people of diverse ethnic backgrounds, is rich in oral tradition. The various regions and provinces of the country speak different languages with their own unique cultures and histories. The proverbs and adages with r…

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Noor Sanauddin and Lubna Akhlaq Khan, “Representations: Proverbs, Adages, and Riddles: Pakistan”, in: Encyclopedia of Women & Islamic Cultures, General Editor Suad Joseph. Consulted online on 22 September 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1872-5309_ewic_COM_002197>
First published online: 2019

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