A mixed language spoken by Muslims of northern India and Pakistan, an official language in both countries. Considered by most linguists to be a dialect of Hindi.
Urdu has been vaguely described as combining Arabic script, Persian vocabulary and Hindi grammar.
by LudwigVan November 11, 2003
A language popular throughout Pakistan, large parts in Muslim communities of India, and parts of Afghanistan. Similary to Hindi, except strong influence from Farsi and Arabic vocabulary. Writing structure based on Arabic and Farsi.
Urdu: Salam, mera nam Abdullah heh.
English: Hi, my name is Abdullah.
by Oghori May 18, 2008

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