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Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 16: Common Things in the Home

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Afrah: And I'm Afrah!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 16! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to people and homes. These are the five most common home supplies found in a Pakistani house. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
James: Afrah, what's our first word?
Afrah: کراکری (crockery)
James: "crockery"
Afrah: [SLOW] کراکری (crockery) [NORMAL] کراکری (crockery)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: کراکری (crockery)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Usually referring to cups, glasses, and plates used for eating and drinking. Crockery is very important in each home as it is used to serve food.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . کراکری خریدنا خواتین کا شوق ہے (Crockery khareedna khawateen ka shouq hai.)
James: "Buying crockery is a hobby for women."
Afrah: [SLOW] . کراکری خریدنا خواتین کا شوق ہے (Crockery khareedna khawateen ka shouq hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: موم بتی (mom bati)
James: "candle"
Afrah: [SLOW] موم بتی (mom bati) [NORMAL] موم بتی (mom bati)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: موم بتی (mom bati)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Can be seen in almost every home. They are used as a source of backup light when there is no electricity.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . دیہی علاقوں میں موم بتیاں بہت مفید ہیں (Dehi ilaqon mein mom batian bohat mufeed hain.)
James: "Candles are very useful in rural areas."
Afrah: [SLOW] . دیہی علاقوں میں موم بتیاں بہت مفید ہیں (Dehi ilaqon mein mom batian bohat mufeed hain.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: مرتبان (martaban)
James: "jar"
Afrah: [SLOW] مرتبان (martaban) [NORMAL] مرتبان (martaban)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: مرتبان (martaban)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Present in almost every kitchen. They are used to store edibles such as sugar, salt, and pickles.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . لوگ مرتبان خاص طور پر اچار کے لئے استعمال کرتے ہیں (Log martaban khas tor per achar ky liye istemal kertay hain.)
James: "People use jars especially for pickles."
Afrah: [SLOW] . لوگ مرتبان خاص طور پر اچار کے لئے استعمال کرتے ہیں (Log martaban khas tor per achar ky liye istemal kertay hain.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: کمبل (kambal)
James: "blanket"
Afrah: [SLOW] کمبل (kambal) [NORMAL] کمبل (kambal)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: کمبل (kambal)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: Used in every home during the winter season. For those with air-conditioners, these can be used during the summer season as well.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . موسم سرما میں بچنے کے لئے کمبل کا ہونا ضروری ہے (Mosam e sarma mein bachnay ky liye kambal ka hona zaruri hai.)
James: "Blankets are a must for surviving in the winter."
Afrah: [SLOW] . موسم سرما میں بچنے کے لئے کمبل کا ہونا ضروری ہے (Mosam e sarma mein bachnay ky liye kambal ka hona zaruri hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: استری (istari)
James: "iron"
Afrah: [SLOW] استری (istari) [NORMAL] استری (istari)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: استری (istari)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: An important part of everyday life. Both the rich and poor have to iron their clothes.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . ہالینڈ کی استری پاکستان میں بہت مشہور ہے (Holland ki istari Pakistan mein bohat mashhoor hai.)
James: "Netherland's iron is very famous in Pakistan."
Afrah: [SLOW] . ہالینڈ کی استری پاکستان میں بہت مشہور ہے (Holland ki istari Pakistan mein bohat mashhoor hai.)
QUIZ
James: Okay listeners, are you ready to be quizzed on the words you just learned? Afrah will give you the Urdu - please say the English meaning out loud! Are you ready?
Afrah: کمبل (kambal)
[PAUSE] James: "blanket"
Afrah: موم بتی (mom bati)
[PAUSE] James: "candle"
Afrah: استری (istari)
[PAUSE] James: "iron"
Afrah: کراکری (crockery)
[PAUSE] James: "crockery"
Afrah: مرتبان (martaban)
[PAUSE] James: "jar"

Outro

James: There you have it - the five most common home supplies found in a Pakistani house! We have more vocab lists available at UrduPod101.com, so be sure to check them out. Thanks, everyone! See you next time!
Afrah: خدا حافظ (Khuda Hafiz)

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Do you know any other Pakistani home supplies?