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Learn Urdu

Get the right language on your travels in India and in neighbouring Nepal and Pakistan. These areas have a lot of spoken languages so the 'official' language may not be the best one to learn for every area. Many Indic languages use unique alphabets, but uTalk will help you out with its alphabet section and how to use different words and phrases.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Pakistan

India

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Number Of Speakers

66,000,000

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Language Family

Indo-Aryan

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Fun facts about Urdu

Britain’s former monarch Queen Victoria learned Urdu for 13 years. She was taught by Abdul Karim, her personal servant and a native Urdu speaker.

There’s an Urdu saying: ‘a running thief’s underwear is right’ meaning ‘something is better than nothing’.

The word ‘chutney’ comes from the Urdu verb chatni ‘to crush’ and the word ‘cushy’ comes from the Urdu word khushi for ‘ease/happiness’.

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