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ਰਿਸ਼ਤੇ - RelationsEdit

 
ਪਿਤਾ, Bahadur Shah - I with his sons and a grand son

A relation is called ਰਿਸ਼ਤਾ in Punjabi. We continue with the concept of gender we introduced in Animals chapter. The list below contains masculine relations only where the noun is regular but where ever the noun is irregular the feminine gender form is also provided. For a description of regular and irregular nouns click here

  1. ਪਿਤਾ = father
  2. ਮਾਤਾ = mother
  3. ਪੁੱਤਰ = son
  4. ਧੀ = daughter
  5. ਭਰਾ = brother
  6. ਭੈਣ = sister
  7. ਪਤੀ = husband
  8. ਪਤਨੀ = wife
  9. ਦਾਦਾ = grand-father
  10. ਪੋਤਾ = grand-son (son's son)
  11. ਪੋਤੀ = grand-daughter( son's daughter)
  12. ਦੋਹਤਾ= grand son(daughter's son)
  13. ਦੋਹਤੀ =grand daughter (daughter's daughter)
  14. ਚਾਚਾ = uncle (younger brother of father)
  15. ਤਾਇਆ = uncle (elder brother of father)
  16. ਤਾਈ = aunt (wife of father's elder brother)
  17. ਭਤੀਜਾ = nephew (brother's son)
  18. ਭਣੇਵਾਂ = nephew (sister's son)
  19. ਮਾਮਾ = uncle (mother's brother)
  20. ਫੁੱਫੜ = husband of father's sister
  21. ਭੂਆ = father's sister
  22. ਮਾਸੜ = husband of mother's sister
  23. ਮਾਸੀ = mother's sister
  24. ਦੋਸਤ (ਮਿਤਰ)= friend
  25. ਸਹੇਲੀ = female friend
  26. ਸਹੁਰਾ = father-in-law
  27. ਸੱਸ = mother-in-law
  28. ਜੁਆਈ = son-in-law
  29. ਨੂੰਹ = daughter-in-law
  30. ਸਾਲ਼ਾ = brother-in-law (wife's brother)
  31. ਜੀਜਾ = brother-in-law (sister's husband)
  32. ਜੇਠ = brother-in-law (elder brother of husband)
  33. ਦਿਉਰ = brother-in-law (younger brother of husband)
  34. ਭਾਬੀ = sister-in-law (brother's wife)
  35. ਨਨਾਣ = sister-in-law (husband's sister)
  36. ਕੁੜਮ = father-in-law of son or daughter
  37. ਕੁੜਮਣੀ = mother-in-law of son or daughter

ExercisesEdit

1. Write the feminine gender form of the following:

ਸਾਲਾ, ਮਾਮਾ, ਚਾਚਾ, ਪੋਤਾ
Solutions
ਸਾਲੀ, ਮਾਮੀ, ਚਾਚੀ, ਪੋਤੀ

2. Write the masculine gender form of the following:

ਦਾਦੀ, ਭਣੇਂਵੀਂ, ਭਤੀਜੀ
Solutions
ਦਾਦਾ, ਭਣੇਂਵਾਂ, ਭਤੀਜਾ

3. Change the gender of the following nouns:

ਮਾਸੀ, ਸੱਸ, ਜੇਠ, ਦਿਉਰ, ਭੂਆ
Solutions
ਮਾਸੜ, ਸਹੁਰਾ, ਜੇਠਾਣੀਂ, ਦਰਾਣੀ, ਫੁਫੜ