Hindustani



[hin-doo-stah-nee, -stan-ee] /ˌhɪn dʊˈstɑ ni, -ˈstæn i/

noun
1.
a standard language and lingua franca of northern India based on a dialect of Western Hindi spoken around Delhi.
Abbreviation: Hind.
Compare (def 2), .
adjective
2.
of or relating to Hindustan, its people, or their languages.
/ˌhɪndʊˈstɑːnɪ/
noun
1.
the dialect of Hindi spoken in Delhi: used as a lingua franca throughout India
2.
a group of languages or dialects consisting of all spoken forms of Hindi and Urdu considered together
adjective
3.
of or relating to these languages or Hindustan

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