Author: A R Zakaria
Publisher: Readwell Publications
ISBN/UPC (if available): 8187782110
The State language of Jammu and Kashmir, Urdu, is spoken by more than 104 million people the world over. The name Urdu is derived from Zahan-e-Urdu Muala which means the language of the exalted camp or court. The exalted camp or court meant camp or court of the ruling Sultans of Delhi. Urdu and Hindi preceded from the same source I e from the Khariboli speech of Delhi and its surroundings since the 13th century. In the 19th century when the Delhi Sultanate was replaced by Britishers as rulers Sir Sayyed Ahmed Khan started the revival of Urdu. Modern Urdu was born.
This language, which absorbed words from other languages, was enriched by the great poets like Ghalib, Iqbal, Hali and innumerable writers. In India film songs and dialogue made it popular with the common man. Blessed with poetic graces, endowed with toughness for Prose Urdu can effectively translate the sensitivities of the people, flights of imagination and delicate human relations. Readwell’s Learn Urdu in a Month will tempt you to enter a world of romance, love, wine and what not Urdu has he beauty of a dream and realism of science, richness of Nature and rhythm of music.
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URDU ALPHABET (HOW TO WRITE)
Method of Writing Urdu
Group of Terms