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    I Want To Learn Gurmukhi And Punjabi

    For Punjabi there is Teach Yourself Panjabi not bad . For the language of the GGS try and find an old copy of C. Shackle's Introduction to the Sacred Language of the Sikhs it's out of print but just what you are looking for.
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    Interested In Sikhism

    Katya ji; I've just returned to the forum after an absence but I can help you. Check the gurudwara for a website, they might be very welcoming.If not I would look around for one that is. I understand your concerns about etiquette, my local gurudwara has this page which tells visitors just what...
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    First we need to remind everyone reading the thread that the Sri Guru Granth Sahib is written in Northen medieval dialects of India! Modern Punjabi words will not always be the same as found in Gurbani. Indeed classification is recent, Linnaeus invented it Carl Linnaeus but he used Latin...
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    Dal ji; my pleasure, sorry The cyclopædia of India and of ... - Google Book Search it is in Google books free to read. I had no idea there were hunting leopards, this give so much depth and enjoyment.
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    Dal ji; is absolutely correct. I was at the university library today and Websters English Dictionary had this for 'cheetah' : Sanskrit citrakaya: tiger, panther from citra: variegated, bright speckled. kaya: body. Acinonyx jubatus. The Oxford English Dictionary this: cheetah: from Sanskrit...
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    Sikh Missionary College

    I'd love to take this course. But they don't have the materials in English yet (except for Gurbani) do they?
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    Sikhism Scholarly Books List

    I'll be taking this out of the library tomorrow "The Making of Sikh Scripture" by Prof. Gurinder Singh Mann, Oxford University Press, 2001 It's all about how the Sri Guru Granth Sahib was compiled, textual analysis. Here is a review: http://www.roopinder.com/blog/?page_id=46 t
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    Sikhism Book Recommendation: Sikhism And Guru Granth Sahib

    <TABLE class=table-item-info cellPadding=0><TBODY><TR><TD class=label>Here I pulled it from Worldcat, interestingly over at Google books it says South Asia books is the publisher Surinder Singh Kohli has written a number of excellent looking books . I"d like to take out: 'Life and Ideals of...
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    Forgive me, the word 'chitari' is spelled quite differently. with chaccha and taina. ਿਛਟ਼ਿ਼ਡ਼ and when I typed it into the GGS it pointed to a padi with splashed... , hmm maybe I can dig up a professor at Duke University to ask:) [apologies in XP I don't have a phonetic keyboard, I'll write on...
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    I looked in my Dictionary of GGS, chitari: sprinkled, sprayed, splashy is noted as a Panjabi word, so is bagh - tiger but it includes lion. Sher- tiger is Persian. So perhaps that's why... or it may be for poetic reasons of meter and scan. I'd need to know Panjabi to find the answer.
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    Turban Colour

    Aad ji; thanks for the info about wedding clothes. Deep blue wedding salwar kameez, now that's a nice surprise. I tried every single turban on too. My favorite was punjabi black. Very elegant & distinguished. Pinky & white with the gold streak were nice. I think because the punjabi style...
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    Turban Colour

    All right I admit it, I had fun with the turbanizer;-) I thought red was for weddings, or is that just women's clothing?
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    The Oxford English Dictionary will give you the etymology (study of the history of words) of the English use of cheetah. Sorry my 13 heavy vols are packed, when I'm at the library this week I can find out. The English were early in India, late in Africa. The OED will tell all:)
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    Dal ji; oops, sorry about that mistake; it's mujh. Late at night I confused my 'm's with 's'' ;-) 3 years ago I lived in Ireland; they have many milch cows; one night the cows were going home from the fields down the narrow lane (a boreen) and my very American father aghast said 'it's a...
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    Learn Punjabi Punjabi SPN - Vocabulary And More

    Yes, Dal ji you are the thread virji:) okay, here is water buffalo 1. bhaisaa, .2 mahii, 3. sajha BYNsw, mhIN, mJ
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