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Insect Names in Punjabi (for English Speakers)

I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.

Do you know what to call this little guy in Punjabi?

Do you know what to call this little guy in Punjabi?

Punjabi Insects

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 list a few of them and their names in the Punjabi language.

Insect names in Punjabi and English

Insect Name in EnglishInsect Name in Punjabi (Roman Letters)Insect Name in Punjabi (Gurumukhi Script)

Ant

Keeri

ਕੀੜੀ

Locust

Tiddi

ਟਿੱਡੀ

Fly

Makhi

ਮੱਖੀ

Bee

Dhamori

ਧਮੋੜੀ

Leaf Insect

Patti Keet

ਪੱਤੀ ਕੀਟ

Worm

Sundi

ਸੁੰਡੀ

Bedbug

Mongan

ਮੋਂਗਣ

Mosquito

Machshar

ਮੱਛਰ

Termite

Seenkh

ਸੀਂਖ

Beetle

Bhoond

ਭੂੰਡ

Spider

Kanaa

ਕਣਾਂ

Moth

Patangaa

ਪਤੰਗਾ

Caterpillar

Jheenga

ਝੀਂਗਾ

Bumblebee

Bhonraa

ਭੋਂਰਾ

Centipede

Bateera

ਬਤੀੜਾ

Silkworm

Resham da keera

ਰੇਸ਼ਮ ਦਾ ਕੀੜਾ

Fruitfly

Fal Makhi

ਫਲ ਮਖੀ

Bug

Keera

ਕੀੜਾ

Wasp

Rangarr

ਰੰਗੜ

Cricket

Tait

ਟਿਟ

Ant

The Punjabi word for ant is Keeri. It is written as ਕੀੜੀ in Punjabi.

Keeri

Keeri

Locust

The locust is called tiddi in Punjabi. It is written as ਟਿਡੀ in Punjabi.

Tiddi

Tiddi

Fly

The name for the fly in Punjabi is makhi. It is written as ਮੱਖੀ in Punjabi.

Makhi

Makhi

Bee

The Punjabi name for bee is dhamori. It is written as ਧਮੋੜੀ in Punjabi.

Dhamori

Dhamori

Leaf Insect

The leaf insect is called patti keet in Punjabi. It is written as ਪਤੀ ਕੀਟ in Punjabi.

Patti keet

Patti keet

Worm

The name for worm in Punjabi is sundi. It is written as ਸੁੰਡੀ in Punjabi.

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Sundi

Sundi

Bedbug

The Punjabi name for bedbug is mongan. It is written as ਮੋਗਣ in Punjabi.

Mongan

Mongan

Mosquito

The mosquito is called machshar in Punjabi. It is written as ਮੱਛਰ in Punjabi.

Machshar

Machshar

Termite

The name for termite in Punjabi is seenkh. It is written as ਸੀਖ in Punjabi.

Seenkh

Seenkh

Beetle

The beetle is called bhoond in Punjabi. It is written as ਭੂੰਡ in Punjabi.

Bhoond

Bhoond

Spider

The Punjabi name for spider is kanaa. It is written as ਕਣਾ in Punjabi.

Kanaa

Kanaa

Moth

The name for moth in Punjabi is patangaa. It is written as ਪਤੰਗਾ in Punjabi.

Patangaa

Patangaa

Caterpillar

The caterpillar is called jheenga on Punjabi. It is written as ਝੀਂਗਾ in Punjabi.

Jheenga

Jheenga

Bumblebee

The bumblebee is called bhonraa in Punjabi. It is written as ਭੋਰਾ in Punjabi.

Bhonraa

Bhonraa

Centipede

The Punjabi name for centipede is bateeraa. It is written as ਬਤੀੜਾ in Punjabi.

Bateeraa

Bateeraa

Silkworm

The name for the silkworm in Punjabi is resham da keera. It is written as ਰੇਸ਼ਮ ਦਾ ਕੀੜਾ in Punjabi.

Resham da keera

Resham da keera

Fruitfly

The fruitfly is called fal makhi in Punjabi. It is written as ਫਲ ਮਖੀ in Punjabi.

Fal makhi

Fal makhi

Bug

The Punjabi word for bug is keera. It is written as ਕੀੜਾ in Punjabi.

Keera

Keera

Wasp

The Punjabi name for wasp insect is rangarr. It is written as ਰੰਗੜ in Punjabi.

Rangarr

Rangarr

Cricket

The name for cricket insect in Punjabi is tait. It is written as ਟਿਟ in Punjabi.

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