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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010


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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Ur"du
The language more generally called Hindustanee.

Etymology: Hind. urdū

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The official literary language of Pakistan, closely related to Hindi; widely used in India (mostly by Moslems); written in Arabic script

From Persian اردو (ordu), from Proto-Turkic *ordu (“army, camp”) ( > Azeri ordu, Turkish ordu, Turkmen oorda). Compare horde.

  1. An Indo-Aryan language with native speakers mainly in Pakistan and North India.

Urdu was also found in the following language(s): Dutch, German, and Malay

What does the name Urdu mean?

Uis for useful, always to others.

Ris for rewards, from your hard work

Dis for dandy, a description of you!

Uis for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

Past life for Urdu born Apr 18, 1931

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Australia approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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