Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to the Punjab or the Punjabi language.
  • noun A native or inhabitant of the Punjab.
  • noun An Indic language spoken in the Punjab.

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  • adjective Of, pertaining to, descended from the people or culture of the Punjab, or written in the Punjabi language.
  • proper noun The main language spoken in the Punjab region, in Northern India and Eastern Pakistan.
  • noun Resident or descendant of or immigrant from the Punjab
  • noun A speaker of the Punjabi language

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  • noun a member of the majority people of Punjab in northwestern India
  • noun the Indic language spoken by most people in Punjab in northwestern India

Etymologies

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From Persian پنج (panj) (five) + آب (āb) (water) = The Land of Five Rivers + Persic adjectival form ی (ī).

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  • A kafi is a song in Punjabi, which is in the unique style of poets such as Shah Hussain and Baba Bulleh Shah.

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  • The Trickling Indus To demonstrate what they call Punjabi oppression, many Sindhis point to the Indus River, which is shared by the two provinces.

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  • I did not kill anyone and if I am arrested I will be known as Punjabi the smuggler.

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  • “I would love to do it all — continue to write and eventually open an acting school in Delhi,” the ambitious actor,who is fluent in Hindi, Punjabi and English,toldBuzzine.

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  • Ukravathiyon but in Punjabi it is actually actually a combination of two words sochna-padega. similar to udhar mein jayega.

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  • She has lately been learning Punjabi at home for the dubbed Punjabi version of Gurinder Chadha's It's A Wonderful Afterlife.

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