I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.
Birds are an integral part of human life. When a child starts going to school, they will definitely be taught the different bird names.
Here you will learn about the nouns used for various birds in the Punjabi language.
|Bird Name in English||Bird Name in Punjabi (Roman Letters)||Bird Name in Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)|
The parrot is called tota in Punjabi. It is written as ਤੋਤਾ in Punjabi.
The noun used for "pigeon" in Punjabi is kabootar. It is written as ਕਬੁੂਤਰ in Punjabi.
The crow is called kaa in Punjabi. It is written as ਕਾ in Punjabi.
The small, cute sparrow bird is called chiri in Punjabi. It is written as ਚਿੜੀ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi noun for the peacock, the national bird of India, is mor. It is written as ਮੋਰ in Punjabi.
The white swan is called hans in Punjabi. It is written as ਹੰਸ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for "owl" is ulloo. This bird name is also used as a slang for "moron" in Punjabi. It is written as ਉਲੂ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for nightingale is koyal. It is written as ਕੋਇਲ in Punjabi.
The duck is called batakh in Punjabi. It is written as ਬੱਤਖ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for "cock" is kukkar. It is written as ਕੁੱਕੜ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for an eagle is ell. It is written as ਇਲ in Punjabi.
The hawk is called baaj in Punjabi. It is written as ਬਾਜ਼ in Punjabi.
The noun for "quail" in Punjabi is batera. It is written as ਬਟੇਰਾ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for the flamingo is raajhans. It is written as ਰਾਜਹੰਸ in Punjabi.
The partridge is called titar in Punjabi. It is written as ਤਿੱਤਰ in Punjabi.
The ostrich is called shaturmurgh in Punjabi. It is written as ਸ਼ਤਰਮੁਰਗ in Punjabi.
The vulture is called gidh in Punjabi. It is written as ਗਿੱਧ in Punjabi.
The white-breasted waterhen is called jalkukri in Punjabi. It is written as ਜਲ-ਕੂਕੜੀ in Punjabi.
The myna is called maina in Punjabi. It is written as ਮੈਨਾ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for "stork" is bagla. It is written as ਬਗੁਲਾ in Punjabi.
It's quiz time now!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is the name for parrot in Punjabi?
- What would you call a sparrow in Punjabi language?
- What is the Punjabi name for quail?
- What is the Punjabi name for hawk?
- The duck is called ............ in Punjabi.
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