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Is "Sikhni" an appropriate word to refer to Sikh women?


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Yes, Hindi creeps in especially for technical terms. Eg ਟੱਬਰ is what uneducated/rural Panjabis would use while educated ones prefer ਪਰਿਵਾਰ. Dailay refers to the eyeballs, not eyes. Kaalja means liver

I've heard it in Punjab as well. We'll be hearing it more often there since <banned word filter activated> have grown exponentially and the mainstream Muslah worshipping liberal Sikhs wi

Yeah that interchangeable thing is very interesting. My nani was frequently called biji by my mom and masi? What I've realised from reading previous posts is that in one generation a families lex

3 hours ago, Suchi said:

What about Buddi used to describe a wife? Far worse imo.

I never heard any gharwala calling gharwali "Buddi" in punjabi culture - too odd. It is actually "budd-ri" used as offensive to call old aged person. It is called in vain to address old person - mother/grand mother aged - over 70+.

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2 hours ago, Premi5 said:

I've just come across a post by member

@sikhni777

There's actually at least seven registered members with 'Sikhni' in their username.... 🤷‍♂️

I vaguely recall this term in an old rahit? If I find it, I'm goingto start putting the boot into some of you who keep mouthing off but never do their homework, like with Palit puttar Zorowar Singh. 

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1 hour ago, dallysingh101 said:

I vaguely recall this term in an old rahit? If I find it, I'm goingto start putting the boot into some of you who keep mouthing off but never do their homework, like with Palit puttar Zorowar Singh. 

doesn't palit mean polluted in gurbani as mooth paliti kapard hoe , deh saban le o dhoe

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