Punjabi – 1. Gurmukhi – 5. Muharni

The Muharni (ਮੁਹਾਰਨੀ (muhaaranii)) is a list of basic words that begin with each letter. A few letters don’t start any words, so those just appear as the letters themselves. This will test your knowledge of Gurmukhi (ਗੁਰਮੁਖੀ (guramukhii), ਪੈਂਤੀ ਅੱਖਰ (pae~tii akkhara, “35 letters”)) whilst simultaneously expanding your vocabulary. PunjabiEnglishਊਠ(m. n.) camelਅਨਾਰ(m. n.) pomegranateਇੱਟ(f. …

Punjabi – 1. Gurmukhi – 4. Numerals

Gurmukhi has its own set of numerals. 0, 1, 2, and 3 resemble Hindu-Arabic numerals. 4 doesn’t. 5 resembles its Gurmukhi initial. 6 is an upside-down version of 3. 7 looks like a spiral. 8 and 9 look similar. GurmukhiHindu-Arabic੦ (ਸਿਫ਼ਰ)0 (sifara)੧ (ਇੱਕ)1 (ikka)੨ (ਦੋ)2 (doo)੩ (ਤਿੰਨ)3 (ti~na)੪ (ਚਾਰ)4 (caara)੫ (ਪੰਜ)5 (pa~ja)੬ (ਛੇ)6 (chee)੭ (ਸੱਤ)7 …