Punjabi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by inhabitants Punjab region in both Pakistan and India. There are over 120 million native Punjabi ...

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Punjabi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by inhabitants Punjab region in both Pakistan and India. There are over 120 million native Punjabi speakers, which makes it approximately the 10th most widely spoken language in the world. The literary tradition in Punjabi started with Baba Farid Jee.

Punjabi in India

Punjabi is spoken as a native language by 3% of Indians. Punjabi is the official language of the Indian state of Punjab.

Punjabi in Pakistan.

Punjabi is the most commonly spoken language in Pakistan. Punjabi is spoken as first language by 45% of Pakistanis. Punjabis comprise the largest ethnic group in the country. Punjabis are dominent in key institutions such as Business, Agriculture, Industry, Government, Army, Navy, Air Force, and Police that is why about 70% of Pakistani can understand and speaks Punjabi.

Punjabi in UK

In UK the second most commonly used language in Punjabi.

Punjabi in Canada

In recent times Punjabi has grown fast and has now become the fourth most spoken language. Street signs are posted in Punjabi in Punjabi areas of major cities.

In other Countries

Punjabi is also spoken as a minority language in several other countries where Punjabis have emigrated in large numbers, such as the United States, Australia, the United Kingdom.


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