Question: Is Urdu A Dying Language?

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Is Urdu taught in India?

Urdu is taught all over India as a second language to students who wish to study it. It’s mostly taught in Muslim dominated schools. In many states like Maharashtra, Telangana, Andhra etc there are even Urdu Medium schools where all subjects like Science, Maths, Social Studies are taught in Urdu.

How many years old is Urdu language?

The Urdu language is about a thousand years old and spread rapidly in Delhi and nearby areas.

Is Urdu difficult to learn?

Learning Urdu We can safely say on a difficulty scale; Urdu is a moderately difficult language to learn as a second language. It is harder than learning English or German, but definitely easier than learning Chinese.

What is the oldest language in the world?

TamilBy order of appearance, Tamil would be considered the world’s oldest language as it is over 5,000 years old, having made its first appearance in 3,000 BC. The literature collection in Tamil, which is a classical language, is very vast.

Can Urdu be spoken?

Today Urdu is spoken in many countries around the world, including Britain, Canada, the USA, the Middle East and India. In fact there are more Urdu speakers in India than there are in Pakistan.

Why is Urdu so beautiful?

1- THE DECENCY AND THE CHARM One reason why Urdu seems so beautiful is because of the decency that the language presents. We may not always understand it, but the sheer beauty of the Urdu language has the power to captivate and mesmerize us.

Which is older Hindi or Urdu?

Standard Urdu, in terms of history is older than standard Hindi. But the language spoken by many South Asians, whether it be called Hindi or Urdu, is the same Hindustani. When it was first standardized, it was standardized as Urdu.

Which countries speak Urdu language?

It is the official language of Pakistan, a status which it shares with English. It is also spoken and understood in parts of India, Bangladesh, Nepal, the Middle East, and many other countries around the world where Pakistani communities have settled.