Urdu is the national language of Pakistan and an official language of India. There are also Urdu speakers in the neighboring countries of Afghanistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh, as well as millions of other South Asians who emigrated from the Indian subcontinent to other parts of the world. In all, some 50 million people speak it as a first language, and millions more as a second language.
Featuring a concise two-way dictionary and and a phrasebook organized for quick reference, Hippocrene's Urdu Dictionary and Phrasebook is the ideal language tool for travelers, diplomats, diplomats, and anyone else who wishes to expand their familiarity with Urdu.
- 4,000 total entries
- Basic Urdu grammar
- Practical cultural information