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Shukriya Ki Dhaani Vaad?

Discussion in 'Questions and Answers' started by Ajuni, Sep 9, 2012.

  1. Ajuni

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    Manners are something that I hold to the utmost importance in my life, and to be polite is something I try to practice at every chance within my life. Growing up in a hindu family I would take note that my mother and aunt would always say Dhaani Vaad to each other...I always assumed this meant You're Welcome.

    As I grew older I made many sikhi friends and asked one of their mothers how to say 'thank you' in punjabi. She told me it was shukriya... as time went on though.. I noticed I never heard anyone use the word shukriya and usually only heard Dhaani Vaad. Then someone told me that Dhaani Vaad also meant thank you...This confused me a great deal.

    All in all I use shukriya when i mean to say thank you and Dhaani Vaad when I mean to say You're Welcome.

    I did however wish to clarify the distinction between the two and any other insights from my sadh sangat.

    Shukriya or Dhaani Vaad

    Ang kudihug
     
  2. Gyani Jarnail Singh

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    BOTH are just "words" if feelings are NOT included...
    BOTH mean the same thing...
    Thanks, appreciated..etc...
    I think Dhanwaad is PUNJABI and Shukria is HINDI...URDU based...
     
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    There is also the hindi धन्यवाद् (Dhanyevaad) which is thank you, not you're welcome
     
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    Dhanwaad
     

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