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Sat sri akāl Lesson 8 on Basic
Punjabi!
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Revision : Time & Duration

English

Punjabi

One o’clock

Ik vajē

Two o’clock

Do vajē

One o’clock in morning

Saver dē...
Revision : Time & Duration
English

Punjabi

Second

Saikniḍ

Minute

Minṭ

Hour

Ghanṭā

Day

Din

Week

Hafta

Month

Ma...
Revision: Talking to friends
English

Punjabi

Yes

Hāṁ

No

Nahīṁ

What’s up?

Ki hō rihā hai?

How are you?

Ki hāl hai?...
Talking about hobbies – important words

English

Punjabi

Hobby

Śhauk

Like

Pasand

To play

Khēḍṇā

Sports

Khēḍ

To s...
Revision: Talking about hobbies

English

Punjabi

I like sports

Mainū khēḍ pasand hai

I like to play
soccer
What are yo...
Lesson objects

1

Bridging the language gap

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Which languages do you speak?
Do you speak English?
Does anyone speak English?

To ...
Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

English

Punjabi

Speak

Bōlṇā

Language

Bhāshā

Which

Kihaṛā (masculine) ​
Kihaṛ...
Exception in “Wh” questions
“Wh” Question Structure
Subject | Interrogation| (Object) |
verb+to be verb
However, at times ...
Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Which languages do you speak?

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Which
Kihaṛiyan

languages
bhāśhāvāṁ

do
ho

you
tusi

speak
bolde

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Which languages do you speak?

Tusi Kihaṛiyan bhāśāvāṁ bolde ho?

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Do you speak English?

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Do
Ki

you
tusi

speak
bolde ho

English
angrezi

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Do you speak English?

Ki tusi angrezi bolde ho?

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Does anyone speak English?

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Does
Ki

anyone
kō‘ī

speak
bolda hai

English
angrezi

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Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language

Does anyone speak English?

Ki kō‘ī angrezi bolda ho?

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Ask what a word / phrase means

What is the meaning of this word?
What is the meaning of this sentence?
Before we translat...
Demonstratives
Demonstratives are used to point out a
particular item.
This = ih (indicates something close
to the speaker...
Prepositions (Postpositions)
In English, prepositions usually come
before subject/ noun. ​
Hence they are
called Pre-posit...
Ask what a word / phrase means

What is the meaning of this word?

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Ask what a word / phrase means

What
Ki

is
hai

the

meaning
matlab

of
da

this
ih

word
shabad

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Ask what a word / phrase means

What is the meaning of this word?

Ih shabd da ki matlab hai?

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Ask what a word / phrase means

What is the meaning of this sentence?

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Ask what a word / phrase means

What
Ki

is
hai

the

meaning
matlab

of
da

this
ih

sentence
vāk

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Ask what a word / phrase means

What is the meaning of this sentence?

ih vāk da ki matlab hai?

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Communicate ability to understand

I understood
I did not understand

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Communicate ability to understand

English

Punjabi

Understand

Samajh

To understand

Samajhna

Understood

Samajh gi'ā/...
Communicate ability to understand

I
maiṁ

understood
samajh gi'ā / gai

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Grammar tip

“gi'ā” literally translates to went –
understood is past tense. gi'ā is used
because gender is male​
(literal...
Communicate ability to understand

I understood

Maiṁ samajh gi'ā / gai

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Communicate ability to understand

I did not understand

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Communicate ability to understand

I
Mainū

did

not
nahīṁ

understand
samajh ā'i'ā

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Communicate ability to understand

I did not understand

Mainū samajh nahīṁ ā'i'ā

Samajh ā'i'ā literally means
understand...
Communicate ability to understand

Understanding did not come = samajh
nahīṁ ā'i'ā
You may just say samajh nahīṁ ā'i'ā if ...
Revision
English
Which languages do you speak?

Punjabi
Tusi Kihaṛiyan bhāśāvāṁ bolde
ho?

Do you speak English?

Ki tusi ...
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Basic Punjabi | Lesson 8 | Bridging the language gap

  1. 1. To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  2. 2. Sat sri akāl Lesson 8 on Basic Punjabi! To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  3. 3. Revision : Time & Duration English Punjabi One o’clock Ik vajē Two o’clock Do vajē One o’clock in morning Saver dē ik vajē One o’clock in afternoon Dupahir dē ik vajē Evening Śhām Night Rāt To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  4. 4. Revision : Time & Duration English Punjabi Second Saikniḍ Minute Minṭ Hour Ghanṭā Day Din Week Hafta Month Mahīnā Year Sāl To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  5. 5. Revision: Talking to friends English Punjabi Yes Hāṁ No Nahīṁ What’s up? Ki hō rihā hai? How are you? Ki hāl hai? Excuse me Gal suṇ You’re welcome kō'ī gal nahīṁ What happened? ki gal hai? I don’t know Mainū nahīṁ patā To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  6. 6. Talking about hobbies – important words English Punjabi Hobby Śhauk Like Pasand To play Khēḍṇā Sports Khēḍ To sing Gāṇā To learn Sikhṇā To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  7. 7. Revision: Talking about hobbies English Punjabi I like sports Mainū khēḍ pasand hai I like to play soccer What are your hobbies? Mainū soccer khēḍaṇā pasand hai Tuhāḍē śhauk ki hai? Do you like to sing? Ki tuhānū gāna pasand hai I am learning soccer Maiṁ soccer sikh riha haṁ To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  8. 8. Lesson objects 1 Bridging the language gap To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  9. 9. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Which languages do you speak? Do you speak English? Does anyone speak English? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  10. 10. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language English Punjabi Speak Bōlṇā Language Bhāshā Which Kihaṛā (masculine) ​ Kihaṛi (feminie) Anyone kō'ī To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  11. 11. Exception in “Wh” questions “Wh” Question Structure Subject | Interrogation| (Object) | verb+to be verb However, at times object may come before interrogation – but even if you place it after interrogation it is correct Eg: What are your hobbies? Tuhāḍē śhauk ki hai? OR Tuhāḍē ki śhauk hai? Both are correct, but interrogation before object is more applicable for other “Wh” questions To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  12. 12. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Which languages do you speak? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  13. 13. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Which Kihaṛiyan languages bhāśhāvāṁ do ho you tusi speak bolde To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  14. 14. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Which languages do you speak? Tusi Kihaṛiyan bhāśāvāṁ bolde ho? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  15. 15. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Do you speak English? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  16. 16. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Do Ki you tusi speak bolde ho English angrezi To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  17. 17. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Do you speak English? Ki tusi angrezi bolde ho? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  18. 18. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Does anyone speak English? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  19. 19. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Does Ki anyone kō‘ī speak bolda hai English angrezi To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  20. 20. Ask/Tell if Someone Speaks a Language Does anyone speak English? Ki kō‘ī angrezi bolda ho? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  21. 21. Ask what a word / phrase means What is the meaning of this word? What is the meaning of this sentence? Before we translate, we will learn about : Demonstratives : This and That Prepositions in Punjabi To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  22. 22. Demonstratives Demonstratives are used to point out a particular item. This = ih (indicates something close to the speaker) That = uh (indicates something away from the speaker) In Punjabi, demonstratives always come before the subject while forming a sentence To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  23. 23. Prepositions (Postpositions) In English, prepositions usually come before subject/ noun. ​ Hence they are called Pre-positions Eg: In Chicago On Monday However, in Punjabi, prepositions are actually used as postpositions and usually come after the subject Eg: Chicago vich Monday utē To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  24. 24. Ask what a word / phrase means What is the meaning of this word? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  25. 25. Ask what a word / phrase means What Ki is hai the meaning matlab of da this ih word shabad To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  26. 26. Ask what a word / phrase means What is the meaning of this word? Ih shabd da ki matlab hai? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  27. 27. Ask what a word / phrase means What is the meaning of this sentence? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  28. 28. Ask what a word / phrase means What Ki is hai the meaning matlab of da this ih sentence vāk To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  29. 29. Ask what a word / phrase means What is the meaning of this sentence? ih vāk da ki matlab hai? To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  30. 30. Communicate ability to understand I understood I did not understand To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  31. 31. Communicate ability to understand English Punjabi Understand Samajh To understand Samajhna Understood Samajh gi'ā/gai To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  32. 32. Communicate ability to understand I maiṁ understood samajh gi'ā / gai To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  33. 33. Grammar tip “gi'ā” literally translates to went – understood is past tense. gi'ā is used because gender is male​ (literally understanding is “gone” into my head) hence gi'ā is used here To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  34. 34. Communicate ability to understand I understood Maiṁ samajh gi'ā / gai To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  35. 35. Communicate ability to understand I did not understand To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  36. 36. Communicate ability to understand I Mainū did not nahīṁ understand samajh ā'i'ā To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  37. 37. Communicate ability to understand I did not understand Mainū samajh nahīṁ ā'i'ā Samajh ā'i'ā literally means understanding came To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  38. 38. Communicate ability to understand Understanding did not come = samajh nahīṁ ā'i'ā You may just say samajh nahīṁ ā'i'ā if you don’t understand something To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  39. 39. Revision English Which languages do you speak? Punjabi Tusi Kihaṛiyan bhāśāvāṁ bolde ho? Do you speak English? Ki tusi angrezi bolde ho? Does anyone speak English? Ki kō‘ī angrezi bolda ho? What is the meaning of this word? Ih shabd da ki matlab hai? What is the meaning of this sentence? Ih vāk da ki matlab hai? I understood Maiṁ samajh gi'ā / gai I did not understand Mainū samajh nahīṁ ā'i'ā To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi
  40. 40. See you at the Alley! To view this with Audio and practice games, visit www.CultureAlley.com/Punjabi

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