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hindoostanee


hindoostanee


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hindoostanee  \Hin"doo*sta"nee\,  Hindustani  \Hin"du*sta"ni\,  a. 
  [Hind.  Hind[=u]st[=a]n[=i]  an  Indian,  fr  Hind.  and  Per. 
  Hind[=u]st[=a]n  India.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  Hindoos  or  their  language.  --  n.  The 
  language  of  Hindostan;  the  name  given  by  Europeans  to  the 
  most  generally  spoken  of  the  modern  Aryan  languages  of  India. 
  It  is  Hindi  with  the  addition  of  Persian  and  Arabic  words