Urdu, offizielle Sprache von Pakistan in arabischen Buchstaben geschrieben und von über 100 Millionen Menschen weltweit gesprochen (vorwiegend im muslimen Pakistan, aber auch in Indien und Bangladesch)
urdu \ur"du\ (?), n. [hind. urdū.] the language more generally called hindustanee. urdu adj : relating to the urdu language; "urdu poetry" [syn: urdu] n : the official literary language of pakistan, closely related to hindi; widely used in india (mostly by moslems); written in arabic script [syn: urdu]
Urdu (; ALA-LC: ; , or Modern Standard Urdu) is a standardised and Persianised register of the Hindustani language. It is the national language and lingua franca of Pakistan, and an official language of six states of India. It is also one of the 22 official languages recognized in the Constitution of India.
Dictionary source: JM Languages
English to English translation of Urdu Noun 1. the official literary language of Pakistan, closely related to Hindi; widely used in India (mostly by Moslems); written in Arabic script (hypernym) Sanskrit, Sanskritic language Adjective 1. relating to the Urdu language; "Urdu poetry" (pertainym) Urdu