Hindostani

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Hindostani a form of Hindi spoken around Delhi
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Usage

In literature:

We shall be in almost the same predicament with the Hindostani.
"The Life of William Carey" by George Smith
I can't understand Hindostani.
"Following the Equator, Complete" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Satan covered the ground with a single skip; there was a word or two of Hindostani, then he disappeared.
"Following the Equator, Part 5" by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
That of the Gypsies is undoubtedly a species of Hindostanie; as well as that of the Nuts.
"A Historical Survey of the Customs, Habits, & Present State of the Gypsies" by John Hoyland
Punishment was also inflicted on the Hindostani Fanatics of Palosi.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
Charaka, a Hindu surgeon, who lived not later than 300 B.C., made some fine contributions to the medical literature in Hindostani.
"Education: How Old The New" by James J. Walsh
The article HINDOSTANI may also be perused with advantage.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 6" by Various
It is the old traces of Lahnda which mainly differentiate Panjabi from Hindostani.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 4" by Various
THE SHOEMAKER WHO TRANSLATED THE BIBLE INTO BENGALI AND HINDOSTANI.
"Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers" by William Edward Winks
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