Punjabi/Vocabulary/Furniture

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Furniture[edit]

ਕੁਰਸੀ - Chair

Furniture has no Punjabi equivalent. ਕੁਰਸੀ and ਮੇਜ਼ are the most commonly used articles of furniture.

  1. ਕੁਰਸੀ = chair
  2. ਮੇਜ਼ = table
  3. ਸੋਫ਼ਾ = sofa
  4. ਮੰਜਾ = bed
  5. ਗੱਦਾ = matteress
  6. ਤਖਤ = throne
  7. ਤਖਤਪੋਸ਼ = a broad wooden piece of furniture for sitting or squatting on
  8. ਬੈਂਚ = bench
  9. ਡੈਸਕ = desk
  10. ਸਟੂਲ = stool
  11. ਚੌਕੀ = a low broad stool
  12. ਪੀਹੜੀ = A small and low woven piece of furniture to sit on.
  13. ਮੂਹੜਾ = mat
  14. ਸੰਦੂਕ = wooden or iron trunk
  15. ਅਲਮਾਰੀ = wardrobe

Exercises[edit]

1. List any five items of furniture in Punjabi.
2. Identify masculine and feminine nouns from amongst the items of furniture listed in this chapter by identifying regular noun forms.

Solutions
Masculine nouns
  1. ਮੰਜਾ
  2. ਸੋਫ਼ਾ
  3. ਗੱਦਾ
  4. ਮੂਹੜਾ
Feminine nouns
  1. ਕੁਰਸੀ
  2. ਚੌਕੀ
  3. ਪੀਹੜੀ
  4. ਅਲਮਾਰੀ

Conclusion[edit]

In this chapter you have been introduced to the commonly used furniture in Punjabi homes and offices. In the next chapter you will learn about the relations.