Translate English to Dogri and Dogri to English
Dogri Dictionary is a bilingual dictionary that translates words from English to Dogri or Dogri to English. It is a part of Language Networking, a social and educational initiative by KHANDBAHALE.COM, and is free and open to all for non-commercial use. It is recognised as an accurate and authentic language resource by scholars and experts and can also be downloaded as software and apps for multiple devices for online and offline use.
About the Dogri Language
Dogri (डोगरी or ڈوگرى) is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by about five million people in India and Pakistan, chiefly in the Jammu region of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, but also in northern Punjab, other parts of Jammu and Kashmir, and elsewhere. Dogri speakers are called Dogras, and the Dogri-speaking region is called Duggar.Dogri has a rich literary tradition dating back to the 19th century. The earliest known examples of Dogri literature are the Vaakhs, a collection of traditional folk songs. The language and culture have been passed down from generation to generation through oral tradition. With the arrival of Western education in the late 19th century, Dogri literature began to be written down and printed. Dogri literature has produced many famous poets and writers such as Habba Khatun, Ghulam Nabi Firaq, and Bhushan Dogra. Dogri script uses the Devanagari script, which is also used to write other languages such as Hindi and Nepali. The Dogri script has evolved over time, and there have been various attempts to standardise it. Dogri is a subject–object–verb language, meaning that the verb usually comes at the end of a sentence. It also has a rich system of particles, which are used to indicate various grammatical functions, such as tense and mood. Dogri also has a complex system of honorifics and politeness markers, which are used to indicate the speaker's relationship to the person being addressed. Dogri is a fascinating and rich language that reflects the culture and history of the people of Jammu. It has a unique script and a complex grammatical structure, making it a challenging but rewarding language to learn. With the growing recognition of Dogri culture and language, learning Dogri can open up a wealth of opportunities for communication and cultural understanding of the people of Jammu and the region.
Spoken In : India, Pakistan. Jammu, Himachal Pradesh, Gurdaspur/Pathankot Punjab
Native Speakers: 4.0 million (2001)
Language family: Indo-European > Indo-Iranian > Indo-Aryan > North-Western > Western Pahari > Dogri
Writing system: Devanagari, Takri, Perso-Arabic script
Language codes: doi (ISO 639-2, ISO 639-3)
Dogri was originally written using the Takri script, which is closely related to the Sharada script employed by Kashmiri and the Gurmukhī script used to write Punjabi. It is now more commonly written in Devanāgarī in India, and the Nasta'liq form of Perso-Arabic in Pakistan and Pakistani-administered Kashmir.
- "A Grammar of Dogri" by Dr. K.L. Koul - This is a comprehensive and detailed reference on the grammar of the Dogri language.
- "Dogri-English Dictionary" by Dr. K.L. Koul - This dictionary provides detailed definitions and translations for words in the Dogri language.
- "Dogri: A Descriptive Analysis" by Dr. R. K. Baruah - This is a descriptive analysis of the phonetics, phonology, morphology and syntax of the Dogri language.
- "Dogri: An Introduction" by Dr. R. K. Sharma - This book provides an introduction to the Dogri language, including its history, grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structures.
- Government: National Portal of India india.gov.in
- Dogri–Kangri languages: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogri%E2%80%93Kangri_languages
- Wikipedia: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dogri_language
- Dogri Language and History