Similarities Between Urdu and Arabic

Similarities Between Urdu and Arabic

mukalma in urdu

How close are Urdu and Arabic? The languages belong to two different family groups but the Similarities Between Urdu and Arabic is Urdu language contains many Arabic originating words. In this episode, Meena, an Arabic speaker from Iraq, and Ayesha, an Urdu speaker from Pakistan, challenge each other with a list of words and sentences.

Modern Standard Urdu is a Persianized and standardised register language of the Hindustani language. It is the official national language and lingua franca of Pakistan. In India, it is one of the official languages recognized in the Constitution of India, having official status in the five states of Jammu and Kashmir, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, and Jharkhand, as well as the national capital territory of Delhi. For centuries prior to the British colonization, Persian was widely used as a second language in the Indian subcontinent and has had a huge impact on the languages of the region.

Arabic is a Central Semitic language and the official language of Algeria, Bahrain, Comoros, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Somalia, Syria, Tanzania (Zanzibar), Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, and Yemen. Arabic is also the liturgical language of Islam.

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25 thoughts on “Similarities Between Urdu and Arabic

  1. At 8:30 in Urdu Tanzeem is the Verb meaning the act or process of organization while Munazzam is an adjective which means something Organized.

  2. Love all Muslim nations from Afghanistan🇦🇫 don't worry our Muslim brothers we will rise. And we afgan will fight tell death to protect our Muslim brothers and sister.

  3. Hello sir, i'm an indian but i love Persian and Arabic languages. Can you please tell me that is there any difference in between them or both are the same? i just eagerly want to learn😁 i would be very grateful to you if you recommend any tutorial or books😁

  4. Let me tell you one thing about Urdu, it is the mixture of other languages and most of the part of it is Persian, Arabic, Hind, Turkish etc.
    So many of Urdu words same copy from Persian and Arabic

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