I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
Punjabi is the most prominent language in the Punjab province of India. Today, the people of Punjab have made their home in almost every country in the world. Their vesture has changed with migration, but the love for their mother language, Punjabi, won't leave their hearts. They took Punjabi wherever they went, which is why you can find traces of the Punjabi language anywhere in the world.
We will discuss here the names of the various fruits in the Punjabi language. The Punjabi names for the fruits have been provided in the Roman script for the ease of understanding of English readers.
|Fruit Name in English||Fruit Name in Punjabi(Roman Letters)||Fruit Name in Punjabi(Gurumukhi Script)|
The word for "fruit" in Punjabi is "fal."
The name for mango in Punjabi is amb. It is spelled like ਅੰਬ in Gurumukhi.
The apple is called seb in Punjabi. It is spelled like ਸੇਬ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for banana is kela. It is spelled like ਕੇਲਾ in Gurumukhi.
The name for orange in Punjabi is santra. It is written as ਸੰਤਰਾ in Gurumukhi.
The guava is called amrood in Punjabi. It is written as ਅਮਰੂਦ in Gurumukhi.
The name for papaya in Punjabi is papeeta. It is written as ਪਪੀਤਾ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for pear is nakh. It is written as ਨਾਖ in Gurumukhi.
The pomegranate is called anaar in Punjabi. It is written as ਅਨਾਰ in Gurumukhi.
The name for watermelon in Punjabi is hadwana. It is written as ਹਦਵਾਣਾ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for sweet lemon is massami. It is written as ਮਸੱਮੀ in Gurumukhi.
The name for grapes in Punjabi is angoor. It is written as ਅੰਗੂਰ in Gurumukhi.
The muskmelon is called kharbooja in Punjabi. It is written as ਖਰਬੂਜ਼ਾ in Gurumukhi.
The name for blackberry in Punjabi is jaman. It is written as ਜ਼ਾਮਣ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for longan is lychee. It is written as ਲੀਚੀ in Gurumukhi.
The peach is called aaru in Punjabi. It is written as ਆੜੂ in Gurumukhi.
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The name for jujube in Punjabi is ber. It is written as ਬੇਰ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for sapodilla is chiku. It is written as ਚੀਕੂ in Gurumukhi.
The sugar-apple is called seetafal in Punjabi. It is written as ਸੀਤਾਫਲ in Gurumukhi.
The name for plum in Punjabi is alubakhara. It is written as ਆਲੂਬੁਖਾਰਾ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for sugarcane is ganna. It is written as ਗੰਨਾ in Gurumukhi.
The mulberry is called toot in Punjabi. It is written as ਤੂਤ in Gurumukhi.
The name for the kiwi fruit in Punjabi is kiwi fal. It is written as ਕੀਵੀ ਫਲ in Gurumukhi.
The name for date palm in Punjabi is khajoor. It is written as ਖਜ਼ੂਰ in Gurumukhi.
The Punjabi name for the coconut is nariyal. It is written as ਨਾਰੀਅਲ in Gurumukhi.
The sweet potato is called shakarkandi in Punjabi. It is written as ਸ਼ਕਰਕੰਦੀ in Gurumukhi.
The name for tamarind in Punjabi is imli. It is written as ਇਮਲੀ in Gurumukhi.
Learn some pronunciation of the fruit names in Punjabi!
It's the quiz time now!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What would you call a peach in Punjabi?
- What is the name for mulberry in Punjabi?
- What is the Punjabi name for blackberry?
- The plum is called alubakhara in Punjabi.
- The Punjabi name for sweet lemon is chiku.
- ............. is the name for watermelon in Punjabi.(fill in the blanks)
- ............... is the Punjabi name for the pear.(fill in the blanks)
This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.
© 2020 Sourav Rana
Sourav Rana (author) on May 29, 2020:
Thanks for your kind feedback Mary!
Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on May 29, 2020:
This is so interesting. In the Philippines, sapodilla is also called chico.
Sourav Rana (author) on April 29, 2020:
Thanks for the encouragement Suchismita.
Suchismita Pradhan from India on April 29, 2020:
Very informative article.Keep writing.