Usage examples for urdu

  1. In the end, the Urdu language, receiving repeated polish, was so refined, that the language of no city is to be compared to it; but an impartial judge is necessary to examine it. – Bagh O Bahar, Or Tales of the Four Darweshes by Mir Amman of Dihli
  2. He then made a high- flown speech in Urdu the ancient Court language of the Sahibs, and presented on the golden salver a string of gold mohurs, the last relics of his broken fortune. – Stories from Tagore by Rabindranath Tagore
  3. She engaged the best " Gawayyas" to teach her music, the best " Kath- thaks" to teach her dancing, the best " Ustads" to teach her elocution and deportment, and the best of Munshis to ground her in Urdu and Persian belles lettres; so that when Imtiazan reached her fifteenth year her accomplishments were noised abroad in the bazaar. – By-Ways of Bombay by S. M. Edwardes, C.V.O.
  4. You yourself speak Urdu – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  5. They had established schools for primary education, but owing to the want of funds all but one had been given up by 1839. They had taken part in preparing tracts and revising the translation of the New Testament in Urdu – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  6. I have already mentioned that on my voyage from Calcutta to Benares I spent much of my time in the study of the Hindustanee language, commonly called Urdu – Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877 by James Kennedy
  7. 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
  8. Sir William Sleeman was an accomplished Oriental linguist, well versed in Arabic, Persian, and Urdu and also in possession of a good working knowledge of Latin, Greek, and French. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  9. " If you will, then write an answer to Muhammad Anim, not in Urdu but in a language he can understand; seem to surrender to him. – King--of the Khyber Rifles by Talbot Mundy
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. He barked a command in Urdu and the barrels slowly withdrew. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  14. You're not mistaken- I knew you must be David Amber the moment I heard you speaking Urdu – The Bronze Bell by Louis Joseph Vance
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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