Definitions for urduˈʊər du, ˈɜr-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Ur•duˈʊər du, ˈɜr-(n.)

  1. a standardized form of Hindi, written in Arabic script, used by Muslims in India and Pakistan: the official language of Pakistan.

    Category: Peoples

Origin of Urdu:

< Urdu, Hindi urdū, extracted from Pers zabān i urdū lit., language of the camp (ult. < Turkic; see horde )

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Urdu(noun)

    the official literary language of Pakistan, closely related to Hindi; widely used in India (mostly by Moslems); written in Arabic script


  1. Urdu(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the Urdu language.

  2. Urdu(ProperNoun)

    An Indo-Iranian language with native speakers mainly in Pakistan and North India.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urdu(noun)

    the language more generally called Hindustanee


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