Every nation needs some marks of identity. Language is also amark of identification of any nation. Pakistan is a federation of four provinces and its national language is URDU.
URDU- THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE OF PAKISTAN
Urdu is our national language. It has played an importyant role in the...
The Origin of the Urdu Language:
The national language of the Pakistani people or our ‘qaumi zuban’ is interestingly, one that most of us learn as a second language. Unlike our first language, it is learnt primarily as a written phenomenon. In primary schools, the child encounters its alphabet...
Language is the most important aspect of culture. It is the dominant feature in determining nationality or ethnicity. It is the binding force that unites a people, and makes them distinct from others. Language represents a people’s heritage and identity. However, the imposition of Urdu as the...
. The first bag is English, to serve the
masters, to gain favors and to be worn on oneís sleeve always, announcing your social class. The second is Urdu, kept as a language of sensational journalism, popular entertainment and to send out meta-messages to the populace at large. Populace is the dame...
a non-native variety. This paper suggests that variations and changes in a language are an integral part of bilingualism and multilingualism. All the present data shows that the occurrences of various Urdu phrases and clauses impose no ungrammatical effect on the construction of English syntax...
current perception as a sectarian language adopted by Indian Muslims, marking their separation from the national collectivity. In this article I wish to explore these themes through the lens of literature, specifically an Indian English novel about Urdu entitled In Custody by Anita Desai. Writing in...
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frequency rate of switched words of English,a second language(L2), in Urdu a native language (L1).In Pakistan research on various aspects has been conducted but at which rate Urdu-English code switching occurs is of relatively lessfocused. Code switching phenomenon is a global issue. Due to...
Role of Language and Script in Raising the Religious Revivalism in Colonial Punjab
The language played the significant role in the creation of identities among the major communities in pr-parathion India. The Urdu language had developed as a common language among all the...
The question as to what would be the state language of Pakistan was raised immediately after its creation. Muslim scholars and leaders logically believed that Urdu, only spoken by 7%, should be the lingua franca because it had gained a reputation as the cultural symbol of subcontinental Muslims...
subcontinent. A scientific society established in 1864 for the translation of modern works of English into Persian and Urdu brought the Muslims into close contact with the literature other than their own. In 1866, the Aligarh Institute Gazette was published in English and Urdu simultaneously to...
taken to move away
from English as the language of administration. Urdu is the medium for radio and
television programmes. Urdu plays and films are very popular. Urdu novels, poetry,
magazines and newspapers are widely read.
Q: Why did Pakistan choose Urdu as its national language in 1947? [7...
monolingual community or society like Japan etc. While talking about sub continent in general and specially Pakistan we come to know that we are a multilingual community. We use Urdu as a language of communication between different domestic language speakers, thus Urdu working as a lingua franka, we...
Muslim life and universal brotherhood of man. His prose, not only in his national language but also in English, was powerful. His two books in English demonstrate his mastery of English. But poetry was his medium par excellence of expression. Everything he thought and felt, almost involuntarily...
The term 'Urdu' and its origin
The term Urdu derives from a Turkish word ordu meaning camp or army. The Urdu language developed between the Muslim soldiers of the Mughals armies who belonged to various ethnicities like Turks, Arabs, Persians, Pathans, Balochis, Rajputs, Jats and Afghans. These...
, the Punjabi language movement, like other language movements, opposed Urdu as a symbol of the ruling elite (Kammi, 1988; Zaman, 1988). Apart from Shameem Abbas's article on the role of English in Pakistan (Abbas, 1993), which focuses on the teaching of English and its power in the country, there...
Urdu ki tareekh - history of Urdu language
Urdu is Persianised Hindi
Modern Urdu has taken almost 900 years to develop to its present form. The old Urdu was a mixture of Turkish, Persian (Farsi) and Arabic and was the language of the most powerful warrior tribes of Central and Southern...
Sabiha Mansoor Centre of English Language, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Pakistan, as a multilingual country, faces numerous problems in language planning in higher education. There are concerns about the limited role of regional languages, lack of required materials in Urdu, and...
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Language has been known as a symbol of identity since a long time. It is considered as a gelling force to keep the communities united. Urdu was the official language of the sub-continent and was spoken and used by both, Hindus and Muslims. All groups had contributed towards the development of the...
Table Of Contents:
• Punjabi Language
• Kinship Terminology in Punjabi and Urdu
• Table 1:Urdu and Punjabi Kinship Terms
• Results and Analysis of Data
• Table 2:Results of Questionnaire
the Hindu-Urdu Controversy’. In 1867 the Hindus demanded that Hindi should be made the next official language in place of Urdu (which had become the official language in 1825). It was not until after his death that Hindi became the second language, but the Hindu opposition to Urdu was another factor...
the term given to the use of different varieties of language in different social situations.
1. Code Switching in language Variations
All languages spoken in Pakistan including Urdu are regarded ‘cognate’ languages for the purpose of comparison with English. An average educated Pakistani...
, some Hindus began to demand that Hindi should be made an official language in place of Urdu. Communal violence broke out as firebrands took up the issue. Sir Syed had once stated, "I look to both Hindus and Muslims with the same eyes & consider them as my own eyes. By the word nation, I only mean...
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“I am always sorry when any language is lost, because languages are the pedigree of nations.”
— Samuel Johnson
It was the 4th annual “Zia Mohyeddin’s Ezaaz baraaey She’r o Nasr Khwaani” competition for reciting Urdu prose and poetry on Jan 20...
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Language Authority; Pashto Academy; Balochi Academy; Brahvi Academy; Punjabi
Adabi Board---focus on that aspect of language planning (LP) which is defined as corpus
planning (Cooper 1989: 154). They write dictionaries, standardize spellings and...