Majhi dialect

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Not to be confused with Majhi language.
ماجھی, ਮਾਝੀ
Native to Pakistan, India
Region Majha of central Punjab
Ethnicity Punjabis (Majhis)
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog majh1252[1]
Dialects of Punjabi

Majhi (Punjabi: ماجھی; Eastern Punjabi: ਮਾਝੀ ) is the standard dialect of Punjabi[2][3] and is spoken in the Majha region of the Punjab. The two most important cities in this area are Lahore and Amritsar.


  1. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin; Bank, Sebastian, eds. (2016). "Majhi (Panjabi)". Glottolog 2.7. Jena: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 
  2. ^ Punjabi University, Patiala.
  3. ^ Grierson, George A. (1916). Linguistic Survey of India. Volume IX: Indo-Aryan family. Central group, Part 1, Specimens of western Hindi and Pañjābī. Calcutta: Office of the Superintendent of Government Printing, India. p. 609.