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Tongues of the World: Hindi

hindi Hindi, also known as Hindustani, Urdu, and Hindi-Urdu, is the main language of the South Asian nation of India, If Hindi, Urdu, and all their related Indian dialects are taken together, then it is probably the third or fourth most commonly spoken language in the world. Hindi is one of the 22 official languages, one amongst 18 national languages, and one of the two languages (along with English) in which the central government carries out its work. न्वीe Modern Hindi contains many loan words from English, especially with regard to bureaucratic or technological matters. Hindi and Sanskrit is usually written in the Devanagari script, while Urdu and its related dialects, uses a script derived from the Persian and Arabic alphabets. Calligraphy is considered a high art form for both types.

Tongues of the World: Hindi

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Hindi, the main language of the South Asian nation of India, has also been called Hindustani, Urdu, and Hindi-Urdu. Certain sources distinguish between “Hindi” and “Urdu” as separate languages...

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