Requests for new languages/Wikiquote Western Panjabi

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Western Panjabi Wikiquote[edit]

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Western Panjabi as a language is spoken by more than 60 million people in Pakistan and other countries.


Arguments[edit]

  • Punjabi is the most spoken language in Pakistan. It is taught upto university level and people are doing PhD in this language. Even in UK it has gained the status of the second most spoken language after English. Punjabi inherits vocabulary from Indus Valley Civilisation as it is spoken in the main heartland of that Civiliasation. There should be a victionary in this language as there is no victionary available for this big group of speakers. A victionary on net will also do the job of saving the words that are less in common. But it does not mean this is a weak language. Being related to Indo - European group of languages, it shares many features with these languages. But it has modernity too, it is alive and ready to accept new ideas and new words too at the same time keeping its root firmly in its long past. It is the language of common people of Indus Valley, their best tool for communication for centuries, their preserver of their culture and customs, a love affair, their heritage, a part of their psyche, their identity,wherever the Punjabis go in the world, it always remains with them, in this strange world a village of their own, if not physical than a village of mind. I think there is a need of victionary to preserve the words of this vibrant language, to enjoy this culture, a place where Punjabis could go for understanding of their culture and others too to know them.
  • Support --N KOziTalk 12:42, 27 April 2011 (UTC)
  • Support -- Rehmat Aziz Chitrali 07:26, 4 February 2013 (UTC)

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