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Seraiki is spoken mainly in the Pakistani provines of southeren punjab and sindh. Seraiki is an old language. You mostly hear it in the countryside but people in multan and Bahawalpur mainly speak Seraiki. The language itself is usualy considered a dialect of Punjabi or Sindhi.
Sounds and Guide to Pronounciation
kh: Think of how the Scottish say loch or a German ch. gh: a guzzle type sound from deep in the throat hard for westerners. Have someone from nNrth Africa the Middle East or Asia to help you pronounce it. au: think,owww!
How are you?: ap ka kya kal hay?(Formal to be used with strangers and the elderly). kya hal hay?(Less formal).
I'm fine: Main teek hoo.
I'm bad: Kharab
Whats your name?: Teda na kya hay?
My name is...: mera nam .... hey.
Thank you: Shukrian.
Good Bye!: khuda hafeez!
Yes: jee, or, haa. No: nehee
Up : ooper
Where is ...?: keeta hey....?
Bathroom:?: ghulstak hannah
I need a doctor!: Docktor!!!
I've been hurt.: mere zakhm ho gaya!!