I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
We all are familiar with the word "insect." There are a number of species of insects all over the world. In this article, I will try to list a few of them and their names in the Punjabi language.
|Insect Name in English||Insect Name in Punjabi (Roman Letters)||Insect Name in Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)|
Resham da keera
ਰੇਸ਼ਮ ਦਾ ਕੀੜਾ
The Punjabi word for ant is Keeri. It is written as ਕੀੜੀ in Punjabi.
The locust is called tiddi in Punjabi. It is written as ਟਿਡੀ in Punjabi.
The name for the fly in Punjabi is makhi. It is written as ਮੱਖੀ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for bee is dhamori. It is written as ਧਮੋੜੀ in Punjabi.
The leaf insect is called patti keet in Punjabi. It is written as ਪਤੀ ਕੀਟ in Punjabi.
The name for worm in Punjabi is sundi. It is written as ਸੁੰਡੀ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for bedbug is mongan. It is written as ਮੋਗਣ in Punjabi.
The mosquito is called machshar in Punjabi. It is written as ਮੱਛਰ in Punjabi.
The name for termite in Punjabi is seenkh. It is written as ਸੀਖ in Punjabi.
The beetle is called bhoond in Punjabi. It is written as ਭੂੰਡ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for spider is kanaa. It is written as ਕਣਾ in Punjabi.
The name for moth in Punjabi is patangaa. It is written as ਪਤੰਗਾ in Punjabi.
The caterpillar is called jheenga on Punjabi. It is written as ਝੀਂਗਾ in Punjabi.
The bumblebee is called bhonraa in Punjabi. It is written as ਭੋਰਾ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for centipede is bateeraa. It is written as ਬਤੀੜਾ in Punjabi.
The name for the silkworm in Punjabi is resham da keera. It is written as ਰੇਸ਼ਮ ਦਾ ਕੀੜਾ in Punjabi.
The fruitfly is called fal makhi in Punjabi. It is written as ਫਲ ਮਖੀ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi word for bug is keera. It is written as ਕੀੜਾ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for wasp insect is rangarr. It is written as ਰੰਗੜ in Punjabi.
The name for cricket insect in Punjabi is tait. It is written as ਟਿਟ in Punjabi.
It's quiz time now!
For each question, choose the best answer. The answer key is below.
- What is the Punjabi name for bee?
- What would you call a fly in Punjabi language?
- What is the Punjabi name for mosquito?
- The bumblebee is called ............... in Punjabi.
- Resham da keera
- The spider is called ............. in Punjabi language.
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