Multan, pakistan History and Important places (Part 2 )
People in Multan speak entirely different language than the punjabi language.There are lot of differences in these two languages like way of expression and pronunciation of words.This local language is called Saraiki.There are quit number of persian words in this language.This language is sweet and polite like the persian language.It is interesting that few words in persian are the same as in saraiki e.g een ja and uoon ja.It means here and there.
But other languages are also spoken like pure punjabi and urdu.Because of loving nature of people there is no distinction or hate among different dialects and have a mix culture of Great (North and South) Punjab..
The dialect changes if you move from Multan other area like Bahawalpur people speak Riasiti .People in Dera Ghazi khan speak Saraiki but their dialect is slightly different than pure saraiki.Whn you move towards uper punjab side and veen after 100 miles in sahiwal language changes.In this are people starts talking Punjabi.
Other popular Language include:Urdu which is mother tongue of few people but being national language is spoken and understood by the majority of local people.English is also understood and spoken by the educated and majority of the people.
It is interesting that some of the pakhtoon settled in Multan and they speak Pashto as well.Also some Afghani migrated to this area and in their families at home speak persian.Also some people migrated from India from particular area and they speak language which is called as Rhtaki, perhaps they came from Rohtak and Hasar, part of India.
( will continue may, 20, 203 )