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Urdu is an Indo-Aryan language, the national language of Pakistan and is closely related to and mutually intelligible with Hindi, though a lot of Urdu vocabulary comes from Persian and Arabic, while Hindi contains more vocabulary from Sanskrit. Urdu has been written with a version of the Perso-Arabic script since the 12th century and is normally written in Nastaliq style. The word Urdu is Turkish for 'foreign' or 'horde'.

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28 Beautiful Words The English Language Should Steal

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Phugtal Monastery , Jammu Kashmir India It would be tough if you needed to go to the local grocery for milk

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Pashto alphabet. Pashto is a member of the southeastern Iranian branch of Indo-Iranian languages spoken in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iran. There are three main varieties of Pashto: Northern Pashto, spoken mainly in Pakistan; Southern Pashto, spoken mainly in Afghanistan; and Central Pashto, spoken mainly in Pakistan.

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The Power of Girls and Schools: text set

The Power of Girls and Schools: text set | The LogonautsTeach kids about the power of schools with these books set in Afghanistan, China, and more!

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