First lets see status of Shahmukhi vis a vis Punjabi, read this, “Does anyone know how I can learn Shahmukhi Punjabi online on my own? I’m Punjabi but i. Does anyone know how I can learn Shahmukhi Punjabi online on my own? I’m Punjabi but i never learnt it. I grew up in Lahore, Pakistan so I. There are quite a lot of resources on the Internet geared towards teaching Gurmukhi script but I found scant for learning Shahmukhi until I came.

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Punjabi/Shahmukhi/Lesson 1

However, a lot of Punjabi literature is written in Shahmukhi script which is used more frequently in Pakistani Punjab.

There are 38 letters in the Shahmukhi abjad. Both “Colloquial Panjabi” and “Teach Yourself Panjabi” use romanization all the way through alongside gurmukhi.

Rules We have a few rules, but the main ones are: The romanization of each consonant will be presented throughout the lessons.

Now you can talk to some Pakistani Punjabis over the Internet in their native tongue or maybe read some of your favourite poetry by classical Punjabi writers and saints as it was meant to be. Language-Specific Resources – Resources for each language. Read the wiki before asking basic questions.

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The letters each have 4 forms: Submit a new link. I always thought Gurmukhi was the more often used script but it seems like I am wrong! Punjabilok – Punjabi news, history, language, etc http: The name Shahmukhi means lean the King’s mouth” The chart below shows the Shahmuki script with Gurmukhi equivalents.

Omniglot is how I make my living. Online Shahnukhi dictionaries http: Learning Shahmukhi Punjabi self. It will be represented by “t” in romanization. How similar is Shahmukhi to Urdu script?

How to Start Learning a Language. I listen to a lot of beautiful Punjabi songs, nazms, qawallis and ghazals with mesmerizing lyrics but i need to read the translations to understand them. Punjabi descended from the Shauraseni language of medieval northern India and became a distinct language during the 11th century. Want to add to shahukhi discussion? Multireddit for language exchanges.

As an Indian Punjabi, I was familiar with Gurmukhi script. If you are new, the chances are what you are looking for is there.

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A recording of this text by Asha of Punjabi Hindi Online. This means that the letters change form according to where they are in a word to help the letters connect well. Welcome all and please enjoy your stay. Since they all have the same forms with only differing diacritics, it should not be too difficult for you to memorize these letters and their forms.


The only difference is in the diacritics. Submit a new text post. Content shqhmukhi to specific languages, general language learning and linguistics are all allowed. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Yes but it’s sort of like learning to read Spanish then applying that to English. The Gurmukhi alphabet developed from the Landa alphabet and was standardised during the 16th century by Guru Kearn Dev Ji, the second Sikh guru.

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