Similar words in English–3

List of similar words in English

Like our earlier posts, I am ready to provide the 3rd list of similar words that have different meanings in English. If you would like to comment on any of these posts, feel free to drop in.

Lead
सीसा–अधातु
ਸੀਸਾ–ਅਧਾਤ
The petrol pump supplies petrol without lead.
Led
ले के जाना, अगवाई की
ਅਗਵਾਈ ਕੀਤੀ, ਲੈ ਕੇ ਗਿਆ
He led his team to victory.

Than
तुलना मेँ, बनिस्पत
ਤੁਲਨਾ ਵਜੋਂ, ਬਨਿਸਬਤ
His sister is taller than him.
Then
उसके बाद, बाद मेँ
ਉਸਤੋਂ ਬਾਅਦ, ਬਾਅਦ ਵਿੱਚ
Then, I went to my uncle’s house.

Their
उनका
ਓਹਨਾਂ ਦਾ
They were playing in their houses.
There
वहाँ
ਓਥੇ
There is cow in the street.

Tail
पूँछ
ਪੂੰਛ
The cow has a long tail.
Tale
कथा, कहानी
ਕਹਾਣੀ, ਕਥਾ
He told me his tale of suffering.

Confident
विश्वास होना
ਵਿਸ਼ਵਾਸ ਹੋਣਾ
I am confident that I can do it.
Confidant
विश्वासपात्र, गुप्त बातेँ जानने वाला
ਵਿਸ਼ਵਾਸਪਾਤਰ, ਗੁਪਤ ਗੱਲਾਂ ਜਾਣਨ ਵਾਲਾ
He told the secret to his confidant.

People
लोग
ਲੋਕ
There were many people in the fair.
Pupil
विद्यार्थी, शिष्य
ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥੀ, ਸ਼ਿੱਸ਼
Pupils are the property of a teacher.

Beard
दाढ़ी और मूँछ
ਦਾਡ਼ੀ ਤੇ ਮੁੱਛਾਂ
He supports a big beard.
Breed
कुल, वंश, उत्पन्न करना
ਕੁਲ, ਵੰਸ਼, ਉਤਪੰਨ ਕਰਨਾ, ਪੈਦਾ ਕਰਨਾ
The animals breeds during some particular time of the year.
Bread
रोटी, चपाती
ਰੋਟੀ
I would like some salad and bread.
Bred
उत्पन्न किया हुआ
ਉਤਪੰਨ ਕੀਤਾ, ਪੈਦਾ ਕੀਤਾ
He does not behave well–he is ill-bred.

Thirst
प्यास, तृष्णा
ਪਿਆਸ, ਤ੍ਰੇਹ
I have a thirst of knowledge.
Thrust
चुभना, घुसेड़ना, बल से धक्का देना
ਚੁਭਨਾ, ਘੁਸੇਡ਼ਨਾ, ਧੱਕਾ ਦੇਣਾ
He thrust his chest before the ball.

Principal
संस्था का मुखी
ਸੰਸਥਾ ਦਾ ਮੁੱਖੀ
He is a principal of the college.
Principle
आदर्श
ਆਦਰਸ਼
I have principles that I do not forsake ever.

Reel
घिरनी, चरखी, लड़खड़ाना
ਘਿਰਨੀ, ਚਰਖੀ, ਲਡ਼ਖਡ਼ਾਉਣਾ
I put a reel in the camera.
Real
सत्य, वास्तविक
ਸੱਚਾ, ਵਾਸਤਵਿਕ
The story does not seem to be real.

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