I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
Directions are an important part of our life. We have to keep in mind the directions while commuting from one place to another. In this article we will discuss the names of all directions in the Punjabi language.
|Direction Name in English||Direction Name in Punjabi(Roman letters)||Direction Name in Punjabi(Gurumukhi script)|
The Punjabi name for the North direction is Uttar. It is written as ਉੱਤਰ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi word for the South direction is Dakkhan. It is written as ਦੱਖਣ in Punjabi.
The East is called Poorab in Punjabi. It is written as ਪੂਰਬ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for the West direction is Pachsham. It is written as ਪੱਛਮ in Punjabi.
The nomenclature of combinations of the directions like North-East, South-West will be same as that in English language.
For example, You will write the direction of North-East as Uttar-Poorab(ਉੱਤਰ-ਪੂਰਬ) in Punjabi.
It's the quiz time now
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- The Punjabi name for the North direction is...............(Fill in the blanks)
- The East direction is called Poorab in Punjabi.
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