15+ Funny Punjabi Slang Words And Phrases

Punjabi Slang Words And Phrases

If you have Punjabi friends or are going to party with a Punjabi person, you want to converse in a friendly and local manner. So, with the help of the Ling App, learn the Punjabi language by practicing Punjabi slang words and phrases.

It is a well-known reality that you can find two things in plenty in any corner of Pakistan: potatoes and Punjabis! I’m not sure about potatoes, but when it comes to Punjabis, I can’t disagree! These exceptionally warm and good-natured individuals may be found wherever in the country, from north to south, west to east. And if you happen to move toward them, anticipate a lot of Punjabi coming your way.

Here’s your lesson to this endearing language about Punjabi slang words and phrases. It is what you should have available unless you want to get bowled over by its quirks!

Punjabi Slang Words Used In Punjabi Conversation

PronunciationPunjabi Meanings
ChetiiiiਚੇਤਿਆਈThis expression means to do something immediately or swiftly
PatolaਪਟੋਲਾIt carries for “a hot and fancy Punjabi girl.”
GabrooਗਬਰੂIt means “a young, well-built Punjabi boy.”
RaulaਰੌਲਾIt is perhaps the most indispensable term for every Punjabi, denoting “a really messed up situation.”
SiyapaਸਿਆਪਾThis word also means messed up situation. The literal meaning of this word is “trouble.”
JhappiਝੱਪੀIt means “to hug,” so if you want to hug someone, you can say “jhappi pao.”

Many Punjabi slang words are disparaging, but they may also be misleading when used in an intimate or friendly tone. Here is Ling’s list of some of the best, most useful, and trendy Punjabi slang words from the beloved language, translated into English, that you should always have on hand.

Other Punjabi Slang Words And Phrases

Punjabis have long been recognized for living life to the fullest and for their sense of humor, and the Punjabi language reflects this attitude. Punjabi comedy is well-known not just in Pakistan but also in many other nations. Several amusing Punjabi words can make you laugh out loud!

Many prominent Punjabi expressions have made their way into other cultures as well. Some of them represent Punjabi heritage and culture, but most of them are amusing, which is why they have become so common with the general public. Please read them and see how many you use or have come across.

PronunciationPunjabi Meaning
Hor ki chalda?ਹੋਰ ਕੀ ਚਲਦਾ?It is a Punjabi version of “what’s happening” or “WhatsUp.”
Main tere chittar maarne aeਮੈਂ ਤੇਰੇ ਚਿਤਰ ਮਾਰਨੇ ਏIt is one of the famous Punjabi slang words that come to the mouth of Punjabi (especially Punjabi moms) when someone behaves messy.
Haan vi! Kiddan?ਹਾਨ ਵੀ! ਕਿਡਨ?It is the general way of asking and greeting our companion. It means, “how have you been so far?”
Khair chaddo hun, mitti pao.ਖੈਰ ਚੜਦੋ ਹਾਂ, ਮਿਟੀ ਪਾਓ।This famous slang means “just leave it, bury it.”
Wadda aayaਵਡਾ ਆਯਾThis renowned slang can be used in any condition by prefacing whatever the situation’s demand comes up.
Durr Fitteh muhਦੁਰ ਫਿਟਹਿ ਮੁਹਿThese Punjabi slang words translate as a curse, which means “may your face burn in a hell.” Remember, it is mainly used in a humorous way.
Khotey da puttarਖੋਟੇ ਦਾ ਪੁਤਰIt is a loving way to express that someone is the son of a donkey (an idiot).
Balley balley/Shaava shaavaਬੈਲੇ ਬੈਲੇ/ਸ਼ਾਵਾ ਸ਼ਾਵਾUsually, it is an expression of enjoyment.
Chak de phatteyਚੱਕ ਦੇ ਫੱਟੇIt signifies as “Come on, and keep it up!”
Haey O Rabba!ਹੇ ਰੱਬਾ!It expresses the dramatic Punjabi Mommy Moments 
Rab Raakhaanਰਬ ਰਾਖਾਂIt literally means “may God be with you.”
Saanu Kiਸਾਨੁ ਕੀAn ultimate expression after many gossips
Phitte munh tereਫਿੱਟੇ ਮੁੰਹ ਤੇਰੇOne of the popular Punjabi slang words or phrases used to express frustration or annoyance.
Tu rehn de kakaਤੂ ਰਹਿਣ ਦੇ ਕਾਕਾCommonly used by the elders when they see the younger ones not able to complete a task to their expectations.
Duffa Ho Aethonਡੱਫਾ ਹੋ ਐਥਨThere are variants like Duffa Ho Foran means ‘Get lost immediately,” or Duffa Ho Aethon means “Get lost from here.”
Banda Van jaਬੰਦਾ ਵਣ ਜਾOne of the few polite Punjabi slang words to tell someone to stay within limits or behave.
Thand rakh yaarਠੰਡ ਰੱਖ ਯਾਰA simple phrase mostly used to tell the person to “keep calm” or “don’t worry.”

Master Yourself And Speak Punjabi

Do you want to limit your learning journey to just Pakistani Punjabi slang terms or learn the language like a native speaker? So, if you want to learn common phrases like, what is your name? (tuhada naan ki hai), my name is (mera naan haga), where are you from? (tusi kithe dey ho), or how are you? (Tussi kiwen ho?), start learning essential Punjabi words and phrases in Punjabi and Punjabi greetings by Ling App.

The Ling App is the ultimate answer for language learners who want the best and most helpful app to learn their target language. This app works wonders for beginners, so you should not worry even if you already know nothing about the Punjabi language.

Also, the Ling App by Simya Solutions will provide you with grammar points, language features, basic conversational phrases, correct sentence structure, pronunciation, etc. It will teach you to focus on all necessary dimensions, such as you will also get knowledge about the exciting and awesome culture of Punjab.


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