I live in India, and I speak Hindi, Punjabi and English very well. I have also been learning some more languages.
The metals are an important component of life. We use different kinds of metals for different purposes according to their properties. Here we will discuss the names used for different metals in the Punjabi language.
Originally, the Punjabi is written with Gurumukhi script, but the Punjabi names of the metals have also been provided in the Roman script in this article for the ease of understanding by English readers.
|English Name for the Metal||Punjabi Name for the Metal (Roman Script)||Punjabi Name for the Metal (Gurumukhi Script)|
The Punjabi name for iron is lohaa. It is written as ਲੋਹਾ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi translation for the word copper is taambaa. It is written as ਤਾਂਬਾ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for gold is sonaa. It is written as ਸੋਨਾ in Punjabi.
The name for silver metal in Punjabi is chaandi. It is written as ਚਾਂਦੀ in Punjabi.
The word steel translates to steel in Punjabi. It is written as ਸਟੀਲ in Punjabi.
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The name for lead in Punjabi is lead. It is written as ਲੈਡ in Punjabi.
The name for zinc in Punjabi is zinc. It is written as ਜ਼ਿੰਕ in Punjabi.
The Punjabi name for brass is pittal. It is written as ਪਿੱਤਲ in Punjabi.
The name for the bronze metal in Punjabi language is kaansi. It is written as ਕਾਂਸੀ in Punjabi.
The metal mercury is given the name paaraa in Punjabi. It is written as ਪਾਰਾ in Punjabi.
The metal tin has the name teen in Punjabi. It is written as ਟੀਨ in Punjabi.
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- What is the Punjabi name for iron?
- What is the name for copper in Punjabi?
- What is the Punjabi name for mercury?
- What is the name for silver in the Punjabi language?
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