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Afghan Dari Proverbs Posted by on Feb 24, 2013

Afghanistan has a rich oral tradition. Using proverbs and verses of poetry in conversation is very common among the people, both educated and uneducated. While English language also has some proverbs but they are rarely used in daily communication . In Afghan proverbs and verses of poetry are used to get important point across; it…

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How to Play Buzkashi, an Afghan National Game Posted by on Feb 11, 2013

Buzkashi is a Dari word made up of Buz which means goat and Kashi which means grabbing or pulling. It is a game that can be best described when compared to Polo, because Buzkashi is played on a horse‚Äôs back. In a Buzkashi game, there are two teams of Buzkashi players and each player…

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