ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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A Language Divided

A Language Divided IN recent linguistic work, it has been customary to treat Hindi and Urdu not as two separate languages, but as a single linguistic system, Hindi-Urdu, for the purpose of grammatical description. The productive rules, processes and grammatical markers in Hindi and Urdu are essentially identical, and this allows the linguist to economise by capturing in a single algorithm the grammatical procedures that generate acceptable outputwell-formed phrases and sentences

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