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Submitted by Jon-a brit in Euroland (France), Mar 7, 2009 at 08:40

As I understand it (and in fact I don't) Urdu is a language of the Urgo-Altaï group, which has its origins in Mongolian, but is present in other countries, inter alia as Uzbek, Kazhak, Turkmen, Azeri, Turkish, Hungarian and Finish.

"Hisdustani", by which I assume you mean Hindi, is a language based on Sanskrit, which is a quite different group, in which you can find the European romance languages, as well as Farsi ...

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