Punjabi, Eastern

Punjabi, Eastern


Punjabi, Eastern, India

ਪੰਜਾਬ ਦੀ ਜਾਨ – The Life of Punjab

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Language Overview

Predominantly spoken in the Punjab region of India and Pakistan, it’s an Indo-Aryan language with millions of speakers. It’s also known for its rich literary tradition.
Market Insights
In Punjab, digital media is rapidly growing, with a strong inclination towards music, films, and social media. The diaspora also significantly influences content trends.
Cultural Context
Communication in this language is often respectful and formal, especially in rural areas. Understanding regional variations and cultural contexts is vital.
Writing System and Typography
It uses Gurmukhi script in India and Shahmukhi in Pakistan. The script flows left-to-right in Gurmukhi and right-to-left in Shahmukhi.
Phonetics and Phonology
Its phonetic system includes tonal variations, which can be a challenge for non-native speakers. Pronunciation varies significantly between different dialects.
Grammatical Structure
Typically follows an SOV sentence structure. It has a complex system of inflections for gender, number, and case, similar to other Indo-Aryan languages.
Media and Text Layout
Translation often leads to text expansion. Subtitles should be concise, with a recommended limit of 40 characters per line in Gurmukhi script.
Localization Challenges
Localizing content requires sensitivity to cultural and religious nuances. Adaptations for the diaspora audience can be particularly challenging.
Technical Considerations
Ensuring compatibility with its script in digital platforms, especially in both Gurmukhi and Shahmukhi scripts, is crucial for readability and accessibility.
Other information
The language is known for its rich poetry and music, especially the classical and folk genres, which are integral to its cultural identity.
Our Human Voices
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  • PUNM01Bishen
  • PUNM02Nirav
  • PUFE01Ladhi
  • PUFE02Oma
  • PUM03Manoj
  • PUNF04Ami
  • PUNF05Priya
  • PUNF06Uma
  • PUM04Hary
  • PUMF07Clara
  • PUM05Arche
  • PUF06Dara
  • PUM06Greg
  • PUMF08Annie


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