Saturday, 11 February 2017

Dialects of Punjabi Language Spoken in Lahore.

According to the 1998 census of Pakistan, the Punjabi language is spoken by 87% population of Lahore.

Lahore is the biggest Punjabi city in World, 2nd biggest city of Pakistan, 15th biggest city of World and the capital of the province of Punjab exhibits a great variety of Punjabi dialects spoken by the people of different district's living in the city.

Majhi spoken by the majority
Pothohari
Dhani
Shapuri
Jhangochi
Jangli/Rachnavi
Chenavari
Thalochi
Hindko
Chhachi
Jandali
Multani/Saraiki
Derawali
Riasti
Ghebi
Dogri/Darhab

Other languages include:

Urdu being the national language is also spoken and understood by most of the population and primarily used as a second language.

English is also understood and spoken by a sizeable segment of the educated population.

Minority Languages spoken by people of different parts of Pakistan and Afghan refugees living in Lahore; Pahari, Raangrri, Pashto, Sindhi, Balochi, Brahui, Kashmiri, Shina, Balti, Khowar/Chitrali, Burushaski, and Dari.