Urdu

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See also: urdu, urdú, urðu, and úrdú

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Urduاُرْدُو(urdū), from Classical Persianاُرْدُو(urdū), from Proto-Turkic *ordu (army, camp) ( > Azerbaijani ordu, Turkish ordu, Turkmen oorda). Doublet of horde.

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈʊəˌduː/, /ˈɜːˌduː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈʊəɹduː/
  • (file)

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Urdu

  1. Modern Standard Urdu, an Indo-Aryan language with native speakers mainly in Pakistan and North India. It is a standardized and Persianized version of Hindustani.
    Synonyms: (obsolete) Moors, (historical) Hindustani, Rekhta, Hindvi, Dehlavi, Lahori, Lashkari, (historical) Hindi
    • 2023, Santanu Bhattacharya, One Small Voice, Fig Tree, page 78:
      Urdu was born in the barracks a few hundred years ago, and was spoken by soldiers. It gets its grammar from Hindi, and vocabulary from Persian.’

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Urdu (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the Urdu language.

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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Persianاردو(ordu), from Proto-Turkic *ordu (army, camp). This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈurdu/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: Ur‧du

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Urdu n

  1. Urdu (language)

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German[edit]

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Urdu n

  1. Urdu (language)

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Etymology[edit]

From Persianاردو(ordu), from Proto-Turkic *ordu (army, camp).

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Urdu

  1. Urdu (language)