Punjabi/testing

From In Our Own Words

Testing page

Here is our testing page for words and phrases we may want to include on the wiki. You are invited to listen to the recordings here and give us your feedback using the same method in which we contacted you. We would love to hear your thoughts on the meaning we suggest of the word or phrase (are there alternatives? Is it accurate?) and if you think of any others in relation to what people may say when they are experiencing distress, pain, fatigue or discomfort.

Phrases

Below are words and phrases for distress, pain, tiredness and discomfort that we would like to invite you to listen to and provide feedback on. If you can contact us using the method or platform that we have been using to liaise with you, that would be very helpful.

General

Recordings
Word Meaning Recording Example use/phrase Recording
Bimarr Ill Bimarr I am ill Meh bimarr ya
Bakarr Unwell Recording I have become unwell Meh nu bakarr ho gya hai or Meh nu bakarr ho gaye yi
Gi Motivation/desire Example I do not feel like working kam karan nu dil ne lagda or Mere kam karan ne ji ne lagda
Dil heart/desire Example My heart is not in doing my work kam karan nu dil ne karda or Mere kam karan ne dil ne karda
Kamjor Weak Recording I feel weak Kamjori agayi ya
Chakar Dizzy Recording I feel dizzy (in my head) Mera sir vich chakar aunde ya or Mere sir nu chakar aundi ya
Daradh Ache Daradh Example Example
Sat Hurt sat Example Example
Dukhta Suffering Dukhta I have a headache Sir dukhta ya or sir dukhta hai
"" "" "" My stomach hurts Tedh dukhta ya
Garbar Wrong Example Something is wrong Garbbar ya
"" "" "" (Something has) gone wrong Garbbar gai ya
Katdha Drop Example My heart is dropping Mera dil katdha ya
Diagda Fall Example My heart is dropping Mera dil diagda ya

These terms can apply to mental and physical health. Where they are used slightly differently for mental and physical health, the example phrase will reflect an example of such use.

Other phrases

Phrase/idiom
Phrase/idiom Recording
Why has it gone wrong Que garbhar gay ya
I have gone wrong Me nu garbhar gay ya
My head hurts Mera sir dukhta hai
I feel very weak me nu boht kamjori agehi ya or me nu kamjori boht agi ya
I do not know what is happening (to me) Ki hunda me nu patta nai lagda
Stomache hurts/ache tedh dukhta

Physical

Recordings
Word Meaning Recording Example Use/Phrase Recording
Saat Hurt saat My joints hurt Jodha de vich saat lagi
Daradh Ache Pain My joints ache Jodha de vich dard hundi ya
Jakaam Flu (or infection?) Example I have the flu/an infection Me nu jakaam ho gya ya
Thand Cold Example I feel the cold Me nu thand jai lag gi ya or me nu thand lag gi ya
Kaangh Cough Example I have a cough Kaangh ho gaye ya or Me nu kaangh agayi ya

Additional phrases:

Phrases/idioms
Phrase Recording
My bones are rubbing together Meriyan hadian ragarh dihan ya
Example Example

Emotional

Recordings
Word Meaning Recording Example use (idioms) Recording
Gussa Angry, upset Gussa I feel very angry me nu boht gussa aunda ya
Udas Sad Udas Example Example
Pagal* Mad/crazy Pagal Example Example
Chinta Worry Chinta Example Example
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  • Also used in derogatory way

Other phrases

Phrase/idiom
Phrase/idiom Recording
Tension aundi ya Tension aundi ya
I do not know what is happening (to me) Ki hunda me nu patta nai lagda
I do not want to speak to anyone/do not want anyone to speak to me me nu lagda di koi balaveh na me or kis seh nal nai gal na karne chaundi or me nu lagda de koi balaveh na me nu or me nu lagda de koi bhi na belaveh na me nu

Spiritual

Moral

Recordings
Word Meaning Recording Example Use/Phrase Recording
Galath (It's) Wrong Galat ya Something is wrong kuchh galat hai or kuchh galt ya
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