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Archive for May, 2015

Vegetables & Fruits in Urdu Posted by on May 22, 2015

English Transliteration / Urdu apple saib – سیب tomatoes ṭemaṭer – ٹماٹر banana keyla – کیلا oranges naarangiyaan – نارنگیاں peaches aaṛoo – آڑو peanut mong phalee – مونگ پھلی pears naashpaatian – ناشپاتیاں pineapple ananas – انناس grapes angoor – انگور strawberries astraw berian – اسٹرا بیریاں vegetables sabziyan – سبزیاں carrot gaajer – گاجر corn makeiy – مکئی cucumber kheera – کھیرا garlic lehsen – لہسن olives zeytoon – زیتون onions…

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Culinary Terms in Urdu Posted by on May 21, 2015

English Transliteration / Urdu tastes zaaiqe – ذائقے bitter karwa – کڑوا fresh tazah – تازہ salty namkeen – نمکین sour teresh – ترش spicy chut pata – چٹ پٹا sweet meetha – میٹھا qualities khoobian – خوبیاں bad bura – برا clean ṣaaf – صاف dark andhera – اندھیرا difficult mushkil – مشکل dirty maila – میلا dry sookha – سوکھا easy asaan – آسان empty khaley – خالی expensive…

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Shalamar Gardens in Lahore Posted by on May 16, 2015

The city of Lahore is often referred to as the City of Gardens for the reason that many a beautiful garden of ancient and modern times and architecture are found all over the city. Successive Mogul emperors constructed a number of gardens to add to the beauty of Lahore – a city they loved the…

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Allama Iqbal – Poet of the East Posted by on May 10, 2015

Allama Iqbal, great poet-philosopher and active political leader, was born at Sialkot, Punjab province, in 1877. He descended from a family of Kashmiri Brahmins, who had embraced Islam about 300 years earlier. Iqbal received his early education in the traditional maktab. Later he joined the Sialkot Mission School, from where he passed his matriculation examination.…

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