If you are planning a trip to Punjab, among other things on your itinerary, you could pick up a bit of local dialect and feel at home. While you are travelling, you may want to ask for directions or know the fare for a cab or describe your preference to a shop-keeper. The idea is to list out a few basic sentences that will be help you communicate with the natives for specific needs.
English: General salutation/greeting Punjabi: Sat Shri Akal
English: Welcome Punjabi: Jee Aayan Noo
English: What is your name? Punjabi: Tuhada naa ki hai?
English: My name is Rahul Punjabi: Mera naa Rahul hai
English: Very beautiful Punjabi: Bout Sohna
English: How are you? Punjabi: Ki Haal hai?
English: Can you help me? Punjabi: Tussi meri madad kar sakde ho?
English: How much is the fare? Punjabi: Kinna kiraya?
English: I have to go to the hotel Punjabi: Main hotel jaana hai
English: Where does this road go? Punjabi: Eh sadak kithe jaandi hai?
English: How can I reach there? Punjabi: main othe kiwen jaavan?/ Othe jaan da raah ki hai?
English: Is it walking distance? Punjabi: Ki paidal jaa sakden haan?
English: Is there a cybercafe nearby? Punjabi: eithe kidre nede cybercafe haiga e?
English: Where is the market? Punjabi: Market kithe aa?
English: How much for this? (or) How much does this cost? Punjabi: Eh Kinne da?
English: Where can I make an STD call? Punjabi: : Ethe STD call kithon kariye?
English: What special dish can we get here to eat? Punjabi: Ethe khan noo ki khaas hai?
English: This tastes good Punjabi: Eda swad changa hai
English: Can I have some more lassi? Punjabi: thodi hore lassi milegi?
English: I am hungry Punjabi: Mainu bhukh laggi hai
English: What else can we get to eat? Punjabi: Khaan noo hore ki milega?