Definitions for urduˈʊər du, ˈɜr-

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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

Wiktionary

  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

Freebase

  1. Urdu Language

    Urdu is a standardised register of the Hindustani language. It is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan, and an official language of six states of India. It is also one of the 22 official languages recognized in the Constitution of India. Urdu is historically associated with the Muslims of the region of Hindustan. Apart from specialized vocabulary, Urdu is mutually intelligible with Standard Hindi, which is associated with the Hindu community. The Urdu language received recognition and patronage under the British Raj when the British replaced the Persian and local official languages of North Indian Jammu and Kashmir state with the Urdu and English language in 1837.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Omar Hamid:

    Twelve months ago, a majority of social media sites in Urdu or Pashto had around 70 percent (of content) related to South Asian jihadi groups, it changed to about 95 percent IS content by September last year.

  2. President Obama:

    In Pakistan, where Warren Weinstein was working before Warren Weinstein was abducted, Warren Weinstein loved and respected the Pakistani people and their culture, warren Weinstein learned to speak Urdu and did everything Warren Weinstein could to show Warren Weinstein utmost and profound respect for the region.

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