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Furniture Items in Punjabi With English Translations

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I like to learn other languages too.

Furniture items are a common thing in our house, so the words to describe them may come up many times a day. Here we will discuss the names of different furniture items in the Punjabi language. The Punjabi names have been provided in the Roman script for the ease of understanding of English readers.

Furniture Item in EnglishFurniture Item in Punjabi (Roman Letters)Furniture Item in Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)

Chair

Kursi

ਕੁਰਸੀ

Table

Mej

ਮੇਜ

Bed

Palang

ਪਲੰਗ

Couch

Sofa

ਸੋਫਾ

Cot

Manjaa

ਮੰਜਾ

Ladder

Pauree

ਪੌੜੀ

Door

Boohaa

ਬੂਹਾ

Window

Baari

ਬਾਰੀ

Cupboard

Almaari

ਅਲਮਾਰੀ

Drawer

Daraaj

ਦਰਾਜ਼

The Punjabi translation of the word furniture is "lakri daa samaan."

Chair

The chair is called kursi in Punjabi. It is written as ਕੁਰਸੀ in Punjabi.

Chair|Kursi|ਕੁਰਸੀ

Chair|Kursi|ਕੁਰਸੀ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: He was sitting on a chair.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Oh ik kursi te baithaa see.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਉਹ ਇੱਕ ਕੁਰਸੀ ਤੇ ਬੈਠਾ ਸੀ।

Table

The name for "table" in Punjabi is mej. It is written as ਮੇਜ in Punjabi.

Table|Mej|ਮੇਜ

Table|Mej|ਮੇਜ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: She put the cup on the table.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Usne cup mej te rakh ditta.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਉਸ ਨੇ ਕੱਪ ਮੇਜ਼ ਤੇ ਰੱਖ ਦਿੱਤਾ ।

Bed

The Punjabi name for the bed is palang. It is written as ਪਲੰਗ in Punjabi.

Bed|Palang|ਪਲੰਗ

Bed|Palang|ਪਲੰਗ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: I had just sat on the bed.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Main bus palang te baithaa hee see.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਮੈਂ ਬੱਸ ਪਲੰਗ ਤੇ ਬੈਠਾ ਹੀ ਸੀ ।

Couch

The noun for the couch in Punjabi is sofa. It is written as ਪਲੰਗ in Punjabi.

Couch|Sofa|ਸੋਫਾ

Couch|Sofa|ਸੋਫਾ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: They have a brown-colored couch in their house.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Unaa de ghar vich ik bhoore rang daa sofa hai.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਦੇ ਘਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਇੱਕ ਭੂਰੇ ਰੰਗ ਦਾ ਸੋਫਾ ਹੈ ।

Cot

The name for the cot in Punjabi is manjaa.It is written as ਮੰਜਾ in Punjabi.

Cot|Manjaa|ਮੰਜਾ

Cot|Manjaa|ਮੰਜਾ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: I have made this cot myself.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Main eh manjaa aap banaayeyaa hai.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਮੈਂ ਇਹ ਮੰਜਾ ਆਪ ਬਣਾਇਆ ਹੈ ।

Ladder

The ladder is called pauree in Punjabi. It is written as ਪੌੜੀ in Punjabi.

Ladder|Pauree|ਪੌੜੀ

Ladder|Pauree|ਪੌੜੀ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: This ladder can take you up to 15 feet high.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Eh pauree tuhaanu 15 foot uchaa lejaa sakdi hai.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਇਹ ਪੌੜੀ ਤੁਹਾਨੂੰ ਪੰਦਰਾਂ ਫੁੱਟ ਉੱਚਾ ਲਿਜਾ ਸਕਦੀ ਹੈ ।

Door

The name for the door in Punjabi is boohaa. It is written as ਬੂਹਾ in Punjabi.

Door|Boohaa|ਬੂਹਾ

Door|Boohaa|ਬੂਹਾ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: Finally, he opened the door.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Aakhir us ne boohaa khol ditta.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਅਖੀਰ ਉਸ ਨੇ ਬੂਹਾ ਖੋਲ੍ਹ ਦਿੱਤਾ ।

Window

The noun for the window in Punjabi is baari. It is written as ਬਾਰੀ in Punjabi.

Window|Baari|ਬਾਰੀ

Window|Baari|ਬਾਰੀ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: I can see them through the window.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Main unaa nu baari vichon dekh sakdaa haan.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਮੈਂ ਉਨ੍ਹਾਂ ਨੂੰ ਬਾਰੀ ਵਿੱਚੋਂ ਦੇਖ ਸਕਦਾ ਹਾਂ ।

Cupboard

The Punjabi name for the cupboard is almaari. It is written as ਅਲਮਾਰੀ in Punjabi.

Cupboard|Almaari|ਅਲਮਾਰੀ

Cupboard|Almaari|ਅਲਮਾਰੀ

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: She placed the clothes in her cupboard.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Us ne kapre apni almaari vich rakh ditte.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਉਸ ਨੇ ਕੱਪੜੇ ਆਪਣੀ ਅਲਮਾਰੀ ਵਿਚ ਰੱਖ ਦਿੱਤੇ ।

Drawer

The drawer is called daraaj in Punjabi. It is written as ਦਰਾਜ਼ in Punjabi.

Drawer|Daraaj|ਦਰਾਜ਼

Drawer|Daraaj|ਦਰਾਜ਼

Sentence Usage

English Sentence: She put the book in her drawer.

Punjabi Translation (Roman script): Us ne kitaab apne daraaj vich rakh ditti.

Punjabi Translation (Gurumukhi script): ਉਸ ਨੇ ਕਿਤਾਬ ਆਪਣੇ ਦਰਾਜ ਵਿੱਚ ਰੱਖ ਦਿੱਤੀ ।

It's quiz time now!

For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.

  1. What is the name for the door in Punjabi?
    • Baari
    • Boohaa
  2. What would you call a cot in Punjabi?
    • Palang
    • Manjaa
  3. The chair is called kursi in Punjabi.
    • True
    • False
  4. The Punjabi name for the ladder is mej.
    • True
    • False
  5. ............... is the name for the couch in Punjabi language.(fill in the blanks)
    • Almari
    • Sofa

Answer Key

  1. Boohaa
  2. Manjaa
  3. True
  4. False
  5. Sofa

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

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