In Punjabi Letters this term is not current. There is a long tradition of tikas, meaning compositions in which a poetic text is published with every line followed by its meaning in prose, including a brief comment wherever considered necessary by the tikakar.
1. Grierson, G.A., Linguistic Survey of Inidia, Vol. IX, Part 1, Delhi 1968.
2. Singh, G.B., Gurmukhi Lippi da Janam te Vikas, Chandigarh, 1972.,