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Usage examples for urdu

  1. Regular services in the Chapel, such as preaching, Sunday School, class and prayer meetings, were held in the Urdu language for the native Christian Church. – Thirty Years in the Itinerancy by Wesson Gage Miller
  2. And in a twinkling his dignity, his Urdu and his cloak of mystery, were discarded, and he was merely an over- educated and over- fed Bengali, jabbering babu- English. – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  3. 268. This Commentary is written in Urdu, but the author has made a translation for the benefit of the English reader. – The Faith of Islam by Edward Sell
  4. This word Urdu, pronounced " Ordoo," is the origin of our " horde." – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  5. A rich zemindar named Bose lived in Lucknow, He had emigrated there from Bengal, acquired land there, and studied the language until he could speak Urdu like a Hindustanee. – Bengal Dacoits and Tigers by Maharanee Sunity Devee
  6. Its situation, 341 Urdu, or camp of soldiers in Al- Hijaz, i. – Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah & Meccah by Sir Richard Francis Burton
  7. Hawksworth did not recognize the language, but he guessed it might be Urdu, the mixture of imported Persian and native Hindi Karim had said was used in the Moghul's army as a compromise between the language of its Persian- speaking officers and the Hindi- speaking infantry. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  8. He barked a command in Urdu and the barrels slowly withdrew. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
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