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Archive for March, 2014

Urdu’s place in Indian culture Posted by on Mar 29, 2014

India is broadly a country of immigrants, which explains its tremendous diversity.  The question now arises is whether these immigrants who came into India have all preserved their original different identities, or a common culture has emerged by their intermingling? Despite all our diversities, a common culture has emerged in India which may broadly be called…

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Urdu Language – Multipurpose Characteristics Posted by on Mar 25, 2014

Urdu is both an aristocratic language as well as the commoner’s language.  It is the commoner’s language because in fact the later Mughals had become almost (though not quite) commoners, having lost their Empire.  It is at the same time not the common man’s language, since the common man’s language is Hindustani, not Urdu.  The…

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Urdu Language in the Middle East Posted by on Mar 19, 2014

Arabic is the sacred language of all Muslims around the world and it is the script that has been used in the holy Quran as well. Arabic includes both the ancient script as well as the modern standard form of the language as it is spoken in the Arab World. In entire Middle East and…

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Urdu Language in India Posted by on Mar 17, 2014

Urdu and Hindi are two variants of the same language. Although they are relatively the same language, they have two distinct writing systems. Both Urdu and Hindi have the same language origins. They came from the Indo-European and Indo-Aryan language families. Both languages are derived from Sanskrit. Because of this they have the same Indic base and…

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Structure of Urdu Language Posted by on Mar 16, 2014

Urdu language being one of the vastest languages of the world enjoys four basic dialects. These include Dakhni, Rekhta, Modern Vernacular and Khariboli. Khariboli being the dialect of Delhi region is far different from the Dakhni dialect, which is spoken in the southern region of India. Dakhni is popularly known as Dakani, Deccani, Desia or…

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