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Learn Indian Punjabi

Get the right language on your travels in India and neighbouring Nepal and Pakistan: due to the high number of spoken languages, the 'official' language may not be the best one to learn for every area. The Indic languages belong to different language families and many use unique alphabets, but uTalk will help you out with its alphabet section and how to find the right words and phrases.§

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Fun facts about Indian Punjabi

One common Punjabi saying is 'Wife and food, one should never speak ill of these two'.

Punjabi is the language of the popular Bhangra folk dance and singing.

The script used to write Indian Punjabi is Gurmukhi, which means 'from the mouth of the Guru'.

The name comes from the Persian for ‘five’ (panj) and ‘ab’ (water), referring to the five tributaries of the Punjab region.

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