There are about 88 million native Punjabi speakers worldwide, making it the 10th most spoken language in the world. Punjabi is also the official language for Sikh religious ceremonies. This dictionary and phrasebook features the Punjabi language as spoken in India, using the Gurmukhi script. This concise, portable reference has carefully-selected vocabulary and phrases to meet the travelers essential language needs. Simplified phonetic pronunciation for all Punjabi words and phrases is provided so readers do not have to know the Punjabi Gurmukhi script to use the dictionary. The phrasebook allows instant communication on everyday topics like dining, accommodations, transportation, and sightseeing. The dictionary contains 4,000 entries with simplified phonetic pronunciation for all Punjabi words and an introduction with concise guides to the alphabet, grammar and pronunciation.