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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Learn to say most common words in Urdu Language

Urdu is the national language in Pakistan and state language of many states in India. It is the state language of Indian states of Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh & Delhi. Urdu language has been spoken all around Pakistan and more than 300 million people in India speak Urdu. Talking about India, even if they don’t know how to speak Urdu, at least 70% of their population understands Urdu. It has been spoken and understood in Nepal and Bangladesh as well. If you talk about Saudi Arabia, more than 15% of the total population of Saudi Arabia belong to above mentioned 4 countries. Urdu is widely spoken and understood by the citizens of these countries. Today, I am going to give you a short lesson to learn to say most common words in Urdu Language.


  • Hello: Assalaam-o-Alaikum (if you are first to say Hello)
  • Hello: "Wa'alaikum Salaam" (reply to Assalaam-o-Alaikum)
  • How are you?: Kya haal hey?
  • Who are you?: Aap kaon hain?
  • I don`t know.: Main nahin janta
  • What is your name?: Aap ka naam kya hai?"
  • My name is Adam: Mera naam Adam hai
  • My name is Sophia: Mera naam Sophia hai
  • Goodbye: "Allah hafez" OR "Khuda hafez"
  • Take care: "Fee aman'nillah" OR "Apna khiyal rakhna"
  • Welcome: "Khush'aamdid"
  • Thanks: "Shukriya"
  • Thank you so much: "Boht Boht Shukriya" OR "Barhi mehrbani" OR "Barhiaa mehrbani"
  • I got you: "Me samajh giya"
  • Okay!: "Jee" OR "Jee Haan" OR "Theek hai!" OR "Sahih!" OR "Achha!"
  • Good morning: "Subb bakhair"
  • Good night: "Shabb bakhair"
  • Where do you live?: "Aap rehtay kidhar hain?" OR "Aap kahan rehtayhain?"
  • I'm from London: "Me London say hoo" OR "Me London ka hoo"
  • Where are you? "Aap Kahaan ho"
  • Where is Hospital (or any location)? "Hospital Kahaan hai"
  • Human: Insaan
  • Man: "Mard"
  • Woman: Orat
  • People: Logg OR "Avaam" OR "Khalqat"
  • Friend: Dost OR "Yaar" (close friend)
  • Boy: Larka
  • Girl: Larkee
  • Daughter: Beti
  • Son: Beta"
  • Mother: Ammi, Formal: Walida
  • Father: Abba OR "Abbu" OR Baba, Formal: Waalid
  • Wife: Bivee OR "Zaoja"
  • Husband: Shaohar OR "Miaan"
  • Brother: Bhai (formal and informal) or Bhaiya (informal)
  • Sister: Behn (formal) OR Baji, Apa, Api, "Apiya" (informal)
  • Paternal Grandmother: Daadi
  • Paternal Grandfather: Daada
  • Maternal Grandmother: Nani
  • Maternal Grandfather: Nana
  • Granddaughter:
  • Daughter's daughter: Nawasi
  • Son's daughter: Poti
  • Daughter's son: Nawasa
  • Son's son: Pota 
  • Sister's daughter: Bhaanji
  • Brother's daughter: Bhaatiji
  • Nephew:
  • Sister's son: Bhaanja
  • Brother's son: Bhaatija
  • Dad's Sister: Phuppo
  • Dad's Sister's Husband: Phuppa
  • Dad's Sister's Kids: Khala-zad Bhai (male) and Khala-zad Bahen (female)
  • Dad's Brother: Taya (father's older brother) and Chacha (father's younger brother)
  • Dad's Brother's Wife: Tai (if brother is older) and Chachi (if brother is younger)
  • Dad's Brother's Kids (older): Taya-zad Bhai (male) and Taya-zad Bahen (female)
  • Dad's Brother's Kids (younger): Chacha-zad Bhai (male) and Chacha-zad Bahen (female)
  • Mother's Sister: Khala
  • Mother's Sister's Husband: Khalu
  • Mother's Sister's Kids: Khala-zad Bhai (male) and Khala-zad Bahen (female)
  • Mother's Brother: Mamu
  • Mother's Brother's Wife: Mumani
  • Mother's Brother's Kids: Mamu-zad Bhai (male) and Mamu-zad Bahen(female)
  • In-laws: Susraal
  • Mother-in-law: Saas OR "Khush'daman" (name showing respect)
  • Father-in-law: Sussar
  • Daughter-in-law: Bahu
  • Son-in-law: Damaad
  • Brother's wife: Bhaabi
  • Sister's husband: Behn'oi
  • Wife's sister: Saali
  • Wife's sister's husband: Hum-zulf
  • Husband's sister: Nand
  • Husband's sister's husband: Nand'oi
  • Wife's brother: Saala
  • Wife's brother's wife: Salhaj
  • Husband's older brother: Jaayth
  • Husband's older brother's wife: Jaythani
  • Husband's younger brother: Daywar
  • Husband's younger brother's wife: Daywrani
  • Animal: "Haiwaan" OR Janwaar
  • Dog: Kutta
  • Cat: Billi
  • Bird: Parinda
  • Parrot: Tota
  • Duck: Bathakh
  • Snake: Saanp
  • Rat: Chuha
  • Horse: " Ghorha "
  • Pigeon: " Kabutar"
  • Crow: "Kawwa"
  • Fox: "Loomrhi"
  • Goat: "Bakri"
  • Predator: "Darinda"
  • Lion: "Sher"
  • One: Aik
  • Two: Dou
  • Three: Teen
  • Four: Chaar
  • Five: Paanch
  • Six: Chhay
  • Seven: Saat
  • Eight: Aatth
  • Nine: Nau
  • Ten: Dus
  • Hundred: Sao
  • Thousand: Hazaar
  • Hundred Thousand: Laakh
  • Ten Million: Crore
  • Road: Sarhak OR "Raah"
  • Hospital: Haspatal or Dawa-Khana
  • Bathroom: Ghusl-khana
  • Balcony: Deewan-Khana
  • Room: Kamra
  • You: Tum, formal: Aap
  • We: Ham
  • Where: Kahaan
  • How: Kaise
  • How Much: Kitnaa
  • When: Kab
  • Money: Paisaa
  • Way or Path: Raasta OR "Ravish"
  • Correct direction: Saheeh Raasta
  • Why: Kyoon
  • What are you doing?: Kyaa kar rahe ho?
  • Have your lunch/dinner: Khaana khaa lo
  • Today: Aaj
  • Yesterday and Tomorrow: Kal

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