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Punjabi Language

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Punjabi speaking countries. Punjabi Countries </>
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Countries where Punjabi is an official language. Countries
India, Pakistan
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Total count of countries where Punjabi is official language. Total No. Of Countries
2
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13
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Countries where Punjabi is a native language. National Language
India, Pakistan
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Countries where Punjabi language is spoken as a non-native language. Second Language
Pakistan
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Continent wise Punjabi speaking countries. Speaking Continents
Asia
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Countries where small group of people speak Punjabi language. Minority Language
Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, United States of America
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Organization that administrates and maintains the Punjabi language. Regulated By
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Interesting facts about Punjabi language. Interesting Facts
  • Punjabi is 2nd most spoken in United Kingdom and 4th most spoken in Canada.
  • Punjabi is tonal language, by using various tones Punjabi speakers are able to differentiate between words.
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The language to which Punjabi is similar. Similar To
Hindi Language
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The language through which Punjabi is derived from. Derived From
Sanskrit Language
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Set of letters used in Punjabi language. Punjabi Alphabets </>
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Image of Punjabi alphabets. Alphabets in Punjabi
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Total number of letters used in Languages language. Alphabets
53
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32
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Punjabi phonology is the study of sounds in Punjabi language. Punjabi Phonology
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Speech sound produced when breath flows out through human mouth without being blocked by the teeth, tongue or lips. How Many Vowels
9
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7
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Speech sound in which the air is at least partly blocked. How Many Consonants
41
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30
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Writing system used by Punjabi language. Punjabi Scripts
Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi
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The direction in which Punjabi language is written (Some languages are written in right-to-left or left-to-right direction) and this depends on scripts used. Punjabi Writing Direction
Left-To-Right, Horizontal
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Is Punjabi hard to learn? Hard to Learn
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Learning levels in Languages language to become proficient. Punjabi Language Levels
4
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3
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Time required to learn Languages language. Time Taken to Learn
6 weeks
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3
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Basic useful phrases in Punjabi Language. Punjabi Greetings </>
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HELLO in Punjabi. Hello
ਨਮਸਕਾਰ (namaskar)
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THANK YOU in Punjabi. Thank You
ਸ਼ੁਕਰੀਆ (shukrīā)
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HOW ARE YOU? in Punjabi. How Are You?
ਤੁਹਾਡਾ ਕੀ ਹਾਲ ਹੈ? (tuhāḍā kī hāl he?)
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GOOD NIGHT in Punjabi. Good Night
ਸ਼ੁੱਭ ਰਾਤਰੀ (shubh rātri)
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GOOD EVENING in Punjabi. Good Evening
ਸਤ ਸੀ੍ ਅਕਾਲ (Sat sri akaal)
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GOOD AFTERNOON in Punjabi. Good Afternoon
ਨਮਸਕਾਰ (Namasakāra)
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GOOD MORNING in Punjabi. Good Morning
ਸਤ ਸੀ੍ ਅਕਾਲ (Sat sri akaal)
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PLEASE in Punjabi. Please
ਕਿਰਪਾ ਕਰਕੇ (kirpā karkē)
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SORRY in Punjabi. Sorry
ਖਿਮਾ/ਮਾਫ਼ ਕਰੋ ਜੀ। (kimā)
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BYE in Punjabi. Bye
ਫਿਰ ਮਿਲਾੰਗੇ (Fair milaange)
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I LOVE YOU in Punjabi. I Love You
ਮੈਂ ਤੈਨੂੰ ਪਿਆਰ ਕਰਦਾ ਹਾਂ। (mẽ tenū̃ piār kardā hā̃)
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EXCUSE ME in Punjabi. Excuse Me
ਵੇਖੋ ਜੀ। (vēkhō jī)
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Forms of language which belongs to specific region or group of people. Punjabi Dialects </>
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Variety of Punjabi language. Dialect 1
Pothohari
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Dialect 1 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Pakistan
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Dialect 1 speaking population. How Many People Speak
2,500,000.00
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22
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Variety of Punjabi language. Dialect 2
Saraiki
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Dialect 2 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Afganistan, India, Pakistan
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Dialect 2 speaking population. How Many People Speak
20,000,000.00
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5
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Variety of Punjabi language. Dialect 3
Doabi
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Dialect 3 speaking regions. Where They Speak
Pakistan, Punjab, India
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Total number of dialects used in Languages language. Total No. Of Dialects
30
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25
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Total count of people speaking Punjabi language. How Many People Speak Punjabi? </>
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Total count of people speaking Languages language in the world. How Many People Speak?
154.30 million
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12
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Total percentage of world population speaking Languages language. Speaking Population
1.44 %
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11
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Total count of people speaking Languages as first language or mother tongue. Native Speakers
100.00 million
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11
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Number of people speaking Punjabi as second language or as non-native language. Second Language Speakers
54.30 million
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11
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Local name of Punjabi language in it’s own script. Native Name
ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, پنجابی
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Alias or other names of Punjabi Language. Alternative Names
Lahanda, Lahnda, Lahndi, Lahori, Majhi, Gurmukhi, Gurumukhi, Panjabi
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Name of Punjabi in French Language. French Name
pendjabi
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Name of Punjabi in German Language. German Name
Pandschabi-Sprache
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Pronunciation means the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) of words. IPA is an alphabetic system of phonetic script based on Latin Alphabet. Pronunciation
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Ethnicity is category of people which belong to common ancestral, social, cultural group. Ethnic group belong to same national experience, basically an inherited status. Ethnicity
Punjabis
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History of Punjabi language. Punjabi History </>
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Evolution period of Punjabi language. Origin
1000 AD
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Language Family is the common ancestor through which all the languages under this family are related. Language Family
Indo-European Family
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Language Family is divided into branches and further branches are divided into groups called subgroups. Subgroup
Indo-Iranian
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Language Family is divided into smaller units called as branch. Branch
Indic
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There are three forms of language. Language Forms
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Development stages of Punjabi language in it’s earlier period. Early Forms
Shauraseni, Kaikeyi
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A standard form is a language variety that is used in governments, in media, in schools and for international communication. Standard Forms
Modern Punjabi
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Signed forms are manually coded languages which are representation of oral languages in gesture and visual form which is signed version of oral languages. Sign languages are used by deaf communities. Signed Forms
Indian Signing System (ISS)
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Scope of Punjabi language Scope
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Punjabi language code. Punjabi Code </>
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Punjabi language which is represented by two letters. ISO 639 1
pa
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Punjabi language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 2
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ISO 639 2/T is the terminology ISO 639 2 code of Punjabi language. ISO 639 2/T
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ISO 639 2/B is bibliographic ISO 639 2 code of Punjabi language. ISO 639 2/B
pan
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Punjabi language which is represented by three letters. ISO 639 3
pan
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International standard for language code is an abbreviation of Punjabi language which is represented by four letters. ISO 639 6
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Comprehensive list of families, languages, dialects that is unique identifier code consisting of four letters and four digits. Glottocode
panj1256
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Two digits + one to six letters code is the linguasphere of Punjabi language. Linguasphere
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Types of Punjabi Language. Types of Language
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Type of Punjabi language. Language Type
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Punjabi Linguistic typology is study and classification of languages based on common structural features and forms. Language Linguistic Typology
Subject-Object-Verb
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Punjabi Morphological Typology is classification of languages based on how languages form words by combining morphemes. Language Morphological Typology
Fusional

Origin of Punjabi language

In order to communicate with each other, the origin of language was the essential part. Various languages are spoken all over the world. Punjabi language is one of the Most Spoken Languages. The origin of Punjabi language states that it was put to use in 1000 AD. The history of Punjabi language reveals that the language is old and used since many years. Check out in brief about Punjabi Language History. The evolution of Punjabi language began with early forms such as Shauraseni, Kaikeyi. Modern Punjabi is the standard form of Punjabi language and it is used in government centers. Know all About Punjabi Language.

Punjabi population

Punjabi population gives us the total count of number of people speaking Punjabi language. Punjabi language is spoken by 154.30 million people in the world. Most of the Punjabi population lies in the Punjabi Speaking Countries. Punjabi language is spoken as first language by 100.00 million people and as second language by about 54.30 million people. Get to know Punjabi speaking population in detail.

Punjabi writing system

There are numerous writing systems but most widely used scripts are Latin, Cyrillic and Arabic. Punjabi writing system decides the alphabets, vowels and consonants i.e. the written form of Punjabi language. Some languages share common writing systems. Gurmukhi, Shahmukhi script is used by Punjabi language. Learn more about . 

Information about Punjabi language

Check out all the information about Punjabi language here. You may find it interesting to learn Punjabi Alphabets or the vowels and consonants of this language. Also knowing about Punjabi Speaking Countries, Punjabi speaking continents and Punjabi Dialects will help in improving your knowledge about this language. Also while travelling to Punjabi countries knowing common Punjabi Greetings will help you in communicating with Punjabi people.