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Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 9: Animals

Intro

James: Hi everyone, I'm James.
Afrah: And I'm Afrah!
James: And welcome to Culture Class: Essential Urdu Vocabulary, Season 1, Lesson 9! In this lesson you'll learn five essential words related to Geography and Nature. These are five common animals in Pakistan. Hand-picked. You can find a complete list of vocabulary at UrduPod101.com.
BODY
James: Afrah, what's our first word?
Afrah: گهوڑا (ghora)
James: "horse"
Afrah: [SLOW] گهوڑا (ghora) [NORMAL] گهوڑا (ghora)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: گهوڑا (ghora)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: An animal that is usually kept as a pet and for horse riding. Horses are popular for those who play polo as one requires a horse to play. Twenty years ago, horse driven cars were used to travel small distances.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . گھوڑے کی سواری مقبول کھیل ہے (Ghoray ki sawari maqbool khail hai.)
James: "Horse riding is a popular sport."
Afrah: [SLOW] . گھوڑے کی سواری مقبول کھیل ہے (Ghoray ki sawari maqbool khail hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: بھینس (bhains)
James: "buffalo"
Afrah: [SLOW] بھینس (bhains) [NORMAL] بھینس (bhains)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: بھینس (bhains)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: A common animal in Pakistan. They are reared for milk.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . پاکستان میں بھینس کا دودہ سستا ہے (Pakistan mein bhains ka dudh sasta hai.)
James: "Buffalo milk is cheap in Pakistan."
Afrah: [SLOW] . پاکستان میں بھینس کا دودہ سستا ہے (Pakistan mein bhains ka dudh sasta hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: گائے (gaye)
James: "cow"
Afrah: [SLOW] گائے (gaye) [NORMAL] گائے (gaye)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: گائے (gaye)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: An animal that’s usually reared for meat purposes. In Pakistan, people usually like buffalo milk more than cow milk.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . گائے کا دودھ چند ادویات بنانے کے لئے استعمال کیا جاتا ہے (Gaye ka dudh chand adwiyaat bananay ky liye istemal kia jata hai.)
James: "Cow's milk is used for making some medicines."
Afrah: [SLOW] . گائے کا دودھ چند ادویات بنانے کے لئے استعمال کیا جاتا ہے (Gaye ka dudh chand adwiyaat bananay ky liye istemal kia jata hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: گدها (gadha)
James: "donkey"
Afrah: [SLOW] گدها (gadha) [NORMAL] گدها (gadha)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: گدها (gadha)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: An animal used for cars in rural areas.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . دیہی علاقوں میں گدھا گاڑی بہت مفید ہے (Dehi ilaqon mein gadha gari bohat mufeed hai.)
James: "Donkey cars are very useful in rural areas."
Afrah: [SLOW] . دیہی علاقوں میں گدھا گاڑی بہت مفید ہے (Dehi ilaqon mein gadha gari bohat mufeed hai.)
James: Okay, what's the next word?
Afrah: اونٹ (ount)
James: "camel"
Afrah: [SLOW] اونٹ (ount) [NORMAL] اونٹ (ount)
James: Listeners, please repeat:
Afrah: اونٹ (ount)
[pause - 5 sec.]
James: An animal used either for meat or riding.
James: Now let's hear a sample sentence using this word.
Afrah: [NORMAL] . اونٹ کی سواری کرنا مشکل ہے (Ount ki sawari kerna mushkil hai.)
James: "Riding a camel is difficult."
Afrah: [SLOW] . اونٹ کی سواری کرنا مشکل ہے (Ount ki sawari kerna mushkil 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: گدها (gadha)
[PAUSE] James: "donkey"
Afrah: بھینس (bhains)
[PAUSE] James: "buffalo"
Afrah: اونٹ (ount)
[PAUSE] James: "camel"
Afrah: گهوڑا (ghora)
[PAUSE] James: "horse"
Afrah: گائے (gaye)
[PAUSE] James: "cow"

Outro

James: There you have it - five common animals in Pakistan! 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 common animals in Pakistan?