Author: Nicholas Awde
Publisher: Hippocrene Books (March 2003)
Pages: 178 Binding: Softcover
Urdu is the national language of Pakistan, one of the official languages of India, and it is spoken in the neighboring regions of Afghanistan, Nepal, and Bangladesh. Urdu uses a modified version of the Arabic script, but it is presented here in the roman alphabet. The two-way dictionary and the practical, travel-oriented phrasebook pertain to everything from technology to lslamic culture. You will also find an introduction to the language, useful tips for travel in Pakistan, and regional cultural information to help make you stay in the Urdu-speaking world a pleasant one.
About the Author:
Nicholas Awde is a writer and linguist based in London, who specializes in the Caucasus, the MiddIe East, Central Asia, and Africa.
paperback 178 pages 3 3/4 x 7 1/2 W