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Religious Urdu Vocabulary Posted by on May 18, 2018

This blog will address Urdu vocabulary related to religious Islamic terms. I think nowadays it being the holy month of Ramadan you can use these words and sentences to impress your friends from Pakistan and India on your knowledge of these terms. Here are some typical Ramadan and other religious related words with their Urdu…

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It’s Ramadan! Posted by on May 15, 2018

Ramadan رمضان  is the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar and began on Tuesday, May 15th, 2018. Ramadan is a month of fasting observed by Muslims, and is considered to be one of the holiest times of the year. It was established as a holy month for Muslims after the Quran was revealed to the Prophet Muhammad…

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Dressing Up in Style Posted by on May 13, 2018

This week, we’ll talk a bit about traditional Pakistani and Indian dress. Although many people nowadays, especially men, wear Western business and casual attire, such as t-shirts, jeans, button-down shirts and slacks, people still wear traditional clothing from time to time (especially on special occasions like weddings). Traditional clothing is especially common amongst rural people,…

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Commonalities in Urdu اردو and Turkish ترکی Posted by on Apr 27, 2018

In this blog I will touch upon the common words in both languages. The most interesting part of this research is that the list of 2,608 words common in Turkish and Urdu only contains 24 words which are pure Turkish. The rest are either Arabic, Persian or English words used commonly by Turks and Urdu…

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Coke Studio Pakistan Posted by on Apr 26, 2018

Inspired by my recent post on Transparent Language’s Hindi blog about Coke Studio India, I wrote this companion post on Coke Studio Pakistan. I was introduced to Coke Studio through my Pashto lecturer while in college and have been hooked ever since. The songs she shared with me were all from Coke Studio Pakistan, a…

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