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  Canada's federal election and the Punjabi language
Punjabi is listed as the sixth most spoken language in Canada, and it could easily move into fourth or fifth position if all Punjabis claimed it to be their mother tongue.
To deny Punjabi the recognition of this contribution, and to say that it is not a Canadian language is a form of discrimination known in social sciences as Lingucism.
Punjabi was accepted as one of the six languages to be taught as second language in BC schools in 1994.
www.sikhnet.com /sikhnet/discussion.nsf/ca32680024ff68b487256a08007e86d8/d55c58e9c3fece48872570f400055590!OpenDocument   (1121 words)

  
 Punjabi Network
Punjabi is one of the 14 regional languages recognized in the Indian constitution.
There was a movement for the promotion of the Punjabi language in the 1980s and '90s, and some Punjabi literature is being published using the Urdu script; among the works published are Punjabi classics that have hitherto been available in Gurmukhi script or preserved in oral tradition.
He wrote at a time when Sikh religion and politics and the Punjabi language were under such strong attack by the English that the Sikhs had begun to doubt the value of their way of life.
www.punjabi.net /punjab/literature.htm   (2485 words)

  
  Punjabi - Panjabi - Punjab - Gurmukhi - Language - Hindi - Haryana Online - North India
Also, as an adjective, the word Punjabi qualifies anything or anyone that is related to either Punjab or the Punjabi language, such as the speakers of Punjabi, inhabitants of Punjab or the Punjabi cuisine of the region.
Punjabi is the official language of the Indian state of Punjab, and is also spoken in neighboring areas such as Haryana and Delhi.
Punjabi is also spoken as a minority language in several other countries, including Afghanistan, as well as many nations where Punjabis have emigrated in large numbers, such as Britain, Canada, and the United States.
www.haryana-online.com /Culture/punjabi.htm   (488 words)

  
  Punjabi Language, Gurmukhi , Punjabi Literature, History Of Punjabi Language, State Language Of Punjab.
Punjabi literature as such came into existence only from the end of the 16th century when Punjabi was already in its Middle Period.
Punjabi was evolving and Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, gave a new lease of life to the language although it was still not in its pure form.
Study of Punjabi was established in the University of Punjab at Lahore and in colleges as late as 1915.
languages.iloveindia.com /punjabi.html   (815 words)

  
  Punjabi Language - MSN Encarta
Punjabi Language, or Panjabi, official language of the Indian state of Punjab.
Punjabi is uniquely associated with the Sikh religion; the Sikh holy book, the Guru Granth Sahib, was written in that language.
Punjabi differs from its closest relatives in having a marked tone system; three different tones are indicated in the script.
uk.encarta.msn.com /encyclopedia_781539326/Punjabi_Language.html   (253 words)

  
  Punjabi language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Punjabi is the predominant spoken language in the Punjab province of Pakistan although it has no official status there, and both Urdu and English are preferred languages of the elite.
Punjabi is the preferred language of the Sikhs, in which some of their religious literature is written.
The main dialects of Punjabi are Majhi, Doabi, Malwai and Powadhi in India, and Pothohari, Lahndi and Multani in Pakistan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Punjabi_language   (898 words)

  
 Punjabi language
Punjabi (sometimes spelled Panjabi) is the native language of the Punjab and the most common first-language in Pakistan, spoken as a first language by 30 to 40 million people.
Punjabi is also spoken as a minority first language in several other countries, including India (where it is one of the official languages) and Afghanistan.
Punjabi is derived from Sanskrit and is therefore Indo-European.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/pu/Punjabi.html   (374 words)

  
 Punjabi University [TEACHING & RESEARCH DEPARTMENTS]
The Department of Anthropological Linguistics and Punjabi Language (originally the department of Linguistics and Anthropological Linguistics) was established in 1966 for the scientific study of the Punjabi language.
The year 1968 marked a turning point in the scientific study of the Punjabi Language and the discipline of Linguistics was soon to become an important component of language instruction programmes, at the secondary and tertiary levels of education in Punjab, in the years to come.
This interdisciplinary integration between language and culture was unique to university education in India and this was evident in the emergence of trend-setting semiotic studies in the various disciplines of the humanities, in the latter half of the twentieth century.
www.universitypunjabi.org /pages/teaching/teaching1.html   (912 words)

  
 Punjabi language at AllExperts
Punjabi (also Panjabi; in Gurmukhī, Panjābī in Shāhmukhī) is the language of the Punjabi people and the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan.
Punjabi is the predominant spoken language in the Punjab province of Pakistan although it has no official status there, and both Urdu and English are preferred languages of the elite.
Punjabi is the preferred language of the Sikhs, in which some of their religious literature is written.
en.allexperts.com /e/p/pu/punjabi_language.htm   (903 words)

  
 Punjabi language - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Punjabi is the official language of the Indian state of Punjab, and is also spoken in neighbouring areas such as Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi.
Punjabi is the sacred language of the Sikhs, in which the religious literature is written.
Punjabi culture suffered a split between India and Pakistan during the Partition of 1947.
www.voyager.in /Punjabi   (557 words)

  
 Punjabi
Eastern Punjabi is one of the 22 official languages and 14 regional languages of India.
Punjabi is the religious language of the Sikhs.
Punjabi expatriates around the world speak a creolized form of the language that is increasingly deviating from the norms of Punjabi spoken in India and Pakistan.
www.nvtc.gov /lotw/months/february/punjabi.html   (1049 words)

  
 Punjabi-Studies Program,Department of Foreign Language, SJSU
It is the first South Asian Language being taught at this institution, providing students an opportunity to study the Punjabi language, literature and culture.
The basic structure of Punjabi is taught both in Indian and Pakistani contexts of life and culture.
In 25B the students are introduced to bani of the Sikh Gurus and Qalam of the Punjabi Sufis, enriching their experience of the great writings of spiritually awakened souls of the land of Punjab.
www2.sjsu.edu /foreignlanguage/punjabi/programs.htm   (471 words)

  
 Punjabi at San José State University   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Punjabi is the language of two Punjabs, one in India and the other in Pakistan.
It is the first South Asian Language being taught at this institution providing the students an opportunity to study Punjabi language, literature and culture, with a special focus on Sikh literature of the Gurus and bhaktas and also modern literature produced by stalwarts like Bhai Vir Singh and Professor Puran Singh.
He is one of the leading scholars of Punjabi language and literature and specializes in teaching Punjabi as a second language.
www2.sjsu.edu /foreignlanguage/punjabi.html   (667 words)

  
 Online Punjabi Teaching
Punjabi is spoken in mainly three areas of the world; in East Punjab (India) where it is a state language, in West Punjab (Pakistan) where it is most widely spoken and in the diaspora, particularly Britain, North America, East Africa and Australasia.
However, the literary period of the language begins with the sacred scriptures of the Sikhs, the Guru Granth Sahib, This collection of writings by the Sikh Gurus is probably the first manuscript of the Punjabi language.
Punjabi spellings are, for the most part, regular and relatively simple to learn, though you may come across variations in spellings of some words.
www.advancedcentrepunjabi.org /intro1.asp   (1465 words)

  
 Learn Punjabi Language - Free Conversational Punjabi Lessons Online - Common Punjabi Words and Phrases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Phrasebase drastically simplifies the language learning process by prioritizing the various components of learning and focusing your study efforts on the areas of greatest importance.
The key is to immerse yourself in the language and use it as often as possible in order to build up your skills of speaking it and listening to it, understanding and comprehending it...
Punjabi Language Exchange Pen-Pals - Community of people from around the world interested in teaching you their language and sharing their culture with you.
www.phrasebase.com /learn/punjabi.php   (1866 words)

  
 Language in India
Punjabi is a modern Indo-Aryan language spoken in the states of Punjab in Pakistan and India.
Wilson wishes to substitute a language which is still in a comparatively rudimentary state and is spoken little by the educated classes for one which ahs reached a high stage of development, and is far better suited for expressing the technicalities of legal phraseology and abstract or complex ideas in general.
When once an official language for records has been fixed on and in use for a long period, it is surely a doubtful policy to throw everything into confusion by the arbitrary substitution of a new language and character unless you can show overwhelming reasons for the adoption of the latter.
www.languageinindia.com /oct2001/punjab1.html   (18943 words)

  
 In Support of Punjabi Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Punjabi language is the largest spoken but the most neglected of the languages in Pakistan.
Providing government patronage to Punjabi would have in no way harmed Urdu which enjoys the status of a national language and is bound to continue as a lingua franca throughout the country.
The majority of the people involved in the holding of international Punjabi moots are those who believe in the sanctity of national borders, while they are at the same time genuinely concerned about the preservation of the Punjabi language and cultural heritage.
www.mahapunjab.org /articles/2001/01ahmad.html   (989 words)

  
 Punjabi Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Punjabi language is said to have emerged from Apbhransh about 1000 A.D. In the twelfth century, Baba Farid wrote his saloks in Lehndi dialect.
Moreover, Panjabi was regarded as a language of the vulgar by the aristocratic and Brahamanic sections of Hindu society.
The Department of Development of Punjabi Language was conceived and established in 1965 by the well wishers of Punjabi language, scholars of Punjabi and builders of modern Punjab.
www.lycos.com /info/punjabi-language.html   (359 words)

  
 Punjabi Language,official Language of Punjab,Regional Languages of Punjab
Punjabi was evolving and Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion, gave a new lease of life to the language although it was still not in its pure form.
The best-known Hindu Punjabi scholar and Persian poet of the 17
Study of Punjabi was established in the University of Punjab at Lahore and in colleges as late as 1915.
www.indiasite.com /language/punjabi.html   (878 words)

  
 Try our Punjabi translation services: Native Punjabi translators, English <> Punjabi translations.
Punjabi is one of the primary language of India.
Punjabi translation at Indian Translators is done by native Punjabi translators, living in-country and are an experienced Punjabi translator in there own area of expertise.
Punjabi Translation in itself is not always the answer to your language requirements, in particular where marketing material is concerned.
www.indiantranslator.com /punjabitranslationservices.html   (542 words)

  
 Punjabi Translation, Native Punjabi Language Translators, Translation in Punjabi, Punjabi Language, Translators in ...
Punjabi Translation, Native Punjabi Language Translators, Translation in Punjabi, Punjabi Language, Translators in Punjabi, Punjabi Language
Basically the Punjabi is the language of Punjab, it is one of the official provincial languages recognized by the Indian constitution.
We are able to offer all the services, advice and consultancy you require for complete success in the Punjabi market.Our Punjabi mother tongue translators are of the very highest calibre to ensure that when we translate into Punjabi the work is of the very highest standard.
www.speakthylanguage.com /punjabi.html   (243 words)

  
 LITERATURE
The birth of Punjabi language was intertwined with the emergence of popular mass ideology in the region.
Punjabi poets and writers' efforts in this period were directed towards removing the sense of alienation the people felt towards the language.
Siraiki is an Indo-Hittite, and therefore an Indo-European language, with its original pre- Islamic word-hoard deriving largely from the three stages of Vedic.
www.punjabilok.com /misc/literature/liter_index.htm   (871 words)

  
 Punjabi Computing Information (Penn State)
It's specifically for the Indian language of Punjabi and is similar in structure to Devanagari.
Language tags are also suggested so that search engines and screen readers parse the language of a page.
Another option is to compose the basic text in an international or foreign languags text editor or word processor and export the content as an HTML or text file with the appropriate encoding.
tlt.its.psu.edu /suggestions/international/bylanguage/punjabi.html   (898 words)

  
 Edge Translation
Punjabi is the 6th largest language in the world.
Punjabi is the language of the Punjabi people and the Punjab regions of India and Pakistan.
Punjabi is an atonal language which is unique for an indo-European language.
www.edgetranslation.net /punjabi1.htm   (272 words)

  
 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Another aspect of this battle of languages in Punjab was that Punjabi literature produced in the early twentieth century did not grow as a secular Punjabi tradition representing the integral Punjabi consciousness.
Another outcome is that the Qissa stream of the medieval Punjabi tradition, nurtured by the Muslim Punjabi poets in Persian script, was also ignored by the Sikh revivalist writers, and therefore could not contribute fully to the development of a modern Punjabi idiom due to its association with Muslim life and culture.
The denial of Punjabi in administrative and educational domains at different points in the history of Punjab was lamented in the early thirties by the non-Sikh poet,[60] Feroze Din Sharaf.
asnic.utexas.edu /asnic/sagar/sagar4.1.html   (16195 words)

  
 Punjabi
Punjabi: is the native language of the residents of the area of India and Pakistan (formerly India) called Punjab.
The Punjabi language can be written in two different scripts – Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi script.
The Gurmukhi script is derived from the Landa alphabet and standardized by Guru Angad Dev (the second Sikh Guru) in the 16th century.
www.sikhiwiki.org /index.php?title=Punjabi   (128 words)

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