THE LANGUAGES OF PAKISTAN


Philologists say that there are over 300 dialects and languages spoken in the country today and each is distinctly differently from the other. Some of the common languages are:

Urdu: Urdu is the national language of Pakistan. It is a mixture of Persian, Arabic and various local languages. It is similar to Hindi but written in Arabic script.

English: Official language

Punjabi: Mainly spoken in the province of Punjab

Sindhi: Mainly spoken in the province of Sind

Pashtu: Mainly spoken in North-West Frontier Province (NWFP)

Balochi: Mainly spoken in the province of Baluchistan
 
 


URDU Dictionary on Internet




 
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