- a native or inhabitant of the Punjab.
- an Indic language of the Punjab.
- of or relating to the Punjab, its people, or their language.
Origin of Punjabi
< Punjabi Pañjābī < Persian panjāb Punjab + -ī suffix of appurtenance
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Examples from the Web for panjabi
“There was something animalistic about that character,” said Panjabi.The Good Wife: Archie Panjabi Talks About Playing Kalinda
February 14, 2011
Panjabi played a reporter in A Mighty Heart, a film about the disappearance of journalist Daniel Pearl.Women in the World Speakers
The Daily Beast
March 8, 2010
Once there came in this way a young Panjabi servant named Lenu.
Not only was he a foreigner, but a Panjabi to boot,—what wonder he stole our hearts away?
The remaining member of this sub-group is Panjabi or Punjabi (see Hindostani).
Eastern Hindi is very like Panjabi in this respect, but for a different reason.
Panjabi, and the western dialects of Western Hindi, have preserved the old Vedic cerebral l.
- a variant spelling of Punjabi
- a member of the chief people of the Punjab
- the state language of the Punjab, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
- of or relating to the Punjab, its people, or their language
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