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also Pan·ja·bi (pŭn-jä′bē, -jăb′ē)
Of or relating to the Punjab or the Punjabi language.
n. pl. Pun·ja·bis also Pan·ja·bis
1. A native or inhabitant of the Punjab.
2. An Indic language spoken in the Punjab.
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(pʌnˈdʒɑːbɪ) or


1. (Peoples) a member of the chief people of the Punjab
2. (Languages) the state language of the Punjab, belonging to the Indic branch of the Indo-European family
3. (Placename) of or relating to the Punjab, its people, or their language
4. (Peoples) of or relating to the Punjab, its people, or their language
5. (Languages) of or relating to the Punjab, its people, or their language
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or Pan•ja•bi

(pʌnˈdʒɑ bi)

n., pl. -bis,
adj. n.
1. a native or inhabitant of the Punjab.
2. an Indo-Aryan language of the Punjab.
3. of or pertaining to the Punjab, its inhabitants, or the language Punjabi.
[< Punjabi Pañjābī < Persian panjāb Punjab + suffix of appurtenance]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Punjabi - a member of the majority people of Punjab in northwestern India
Indian - a native or inhabitant of India
2.Punjabi - the Indic language spoken by most people in Punjab in northwestern India
Sanskrit, Sanskritic language - (Hinduism) an ancient language of India (the language of the Vedas and of Hinduism); an official language of India although it is now used only for religious purposes
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A. ADJpunjabí
B. N
1. (Ling) → punjabí m
2. (= person) → punjabí mf
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adj state, capitaldes Pandschab, pandschabisch
Pandschabi mf
(Ling) → Pandschabi nt
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1. n
a.abitante m/f or nativo/a del Punjab
b. (language) → lingua parlata nel Punjab
2. adjdel Punjab
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