Urdu Language having traditions of 800 hundred Years

Urdu is the national language of Pakistan and it is one of the two official languages other is English, It is official language of five Indian states as well. It is based on Hindi dialect of Delhi. It vocabulary is derived from different languages mainly from Persian and Turkic. Geographically, the origin of Urdu is from Uttar Pradesh in the Subcontinent but gradually in Delhi sultanate and Mughal Empire Urdu became the preferred language.

The original language of Mughals was Chagatai, a Turkic language but when they come to subcontinent the stated adopting Persian Language. Gradually when Mughals came to power they need to communicate with local inhabitants it eventually led them to composition of Sanskrit derived languages having Perso-Arabic script and vocabulary of Persian, Arabic and Turkic. Eventually this composition of languages was named as Urdu.

Almost Urdu and Hindi languages are same while speaking. The main difference between these two languages are Urdu language is traditionally written in Nastaliq calligraphy style of the Perso-Arabic script its vocabulary derived from Persian, Arabic, Turkish and local languages where as Hindi language is written in Devanagari and its vocabulary is derived from Sanskrit. Mostly the common perception is, that Hind and Urdu are two different standards of the same language.


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