ਵਤਨ

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Punjabi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic وَطَن(waṭan).

Adjective[edit]

ਵਤਨ (vatn) (Shahmukhi spelling وطن‎)

  1. homeland, native country
    • Guru Granth Sahib, Bhagat Ravidas, translation by Inni Kaur and Harinder Singh, ang 345:
      ਅਬ ਮੋਹਿ ਖੂਬ ਵਤਨ ਗਹ ਪਾਈ ਊਹਾਂ ਖੈਰਿ ਸਦਾ ਮੇਰੇ ਭਾਈ
      ab mohe khūb watan gah pāē ūhā̃ khaer sadā mere bhāē
      Now I have discovered a great homeland. O! My brother there is always goodness there.

References[edit]

  • ਵਤਨ”, in Punjabipedia [ਪੰਜਾਬੀਪੀਡੀਆ] (in Punjabi), Patiala: Punjabi University, 2019
  • Singh, Maya (1895), “ਵਤਨ”, in The Panjabi Dictionary, Lahore: Munshi Gulab Singh and Sons