Punjabi language resources – Language Links Database

Punjabi (Gurmukhi: ਪੰਜਾਬੀ, Shahmukhi: پن٘جابی /pʌnˈdʒɑːbi/; Punjabi pronunciation: [pənˈdʒaːbːi]; sometimes spelled Panjabi) is an Indo-Aryan language with more than 125 million native speakers in the Indian subcontinent and around the world. It is the native language of the Punjabi people, an ethnolinguistic group of the cultural region of Punjab, which encompasses northwest India and eastern Pakistan.

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Native speakers: 125 million (2011–2015)

Official language in: India (Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, West Bengal)

Punjabi Grammar and Pronunciation

  • mylanguages.org - free courses below about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, excercises… to help you with your Punjabi grammar
  • learn101.org - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • mustgo.com - a quick summary of Punjabi grammar, vocabulary, writing, nouns and adjectives
  • Wikibooks - alphabet and vocabulary

Punjabi Reading Materials

  • mylanguages.org - “If you're trying to practice your Punjabi Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first section is in Punjabi and the second part is in English”
  • ajitjalandhar.com - One of the most widely read Punjabi newspapers covering business, politics, agriculture, health, sports, and more
  • jagbani.punjabkesari.in - Leading Punjabi-language newspaper
  • punjabitribuneonline.com- Broadsheet-format newspaper published by the Tribune Trust

Punjabi Dictionaries

Punjabi Listening and Video Resources

  • yupptv.com - Plenty of Punjabi Tv Stations online
  • YouTube - “Channel Punjabi is a premium 24X7 nation wide channel which offers multi genre programming. It is focused on unbiased news, current affairs, business, entertainment, religion and culture.”
  • YouTube - “This channel is for all the Punjabi lovers around the globe. I will post content related to Punjabi Language, Culture, Tech, News and about Famous Punjabi Personalities who made all of us proud!”


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