Ottoman Turkish edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Turkic *or- (place of staying of the army; army).

Noun edit

اردو (ordu)

  1. camp
  2. army

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: ordu
  • Arabic: ⁧عُرْضِيّ(ʕurḍiyy)

Persian edit

 
Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
اردو
Wikipedia fa

Etymology edit

From Turkic (→ Azerbaijani ordu, Turkish ordu, Turkmen orda). Compare horde.

Pronunciation edit

 

Readings
Classical reading? urdū
Dari reading? urdū
Iranian reading? ordu
Tajik reading? urdu

Noun edit

اردو (ordu) (pluralاردوها(ordu-hâ))

Dari اردو
Iranian Persian
Tajik урду
  1. horde
  2. (Iran) camping
  3. (Dari) army

Proper noun edit

اُرْدو (ordu)

  1. Urdu

Adjective edit

اُرْدو (ordu)

  1. Urdu

Related terms edit

Urdu edit

 
Urdu Wikipedia has an article on:
اردو
Wikipedia ur

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Shortened from ⁧اردوئے معلی(urdū-e mu’allá), from Old Hindiزبان اردوئے معلی(zubān-i urdū-e mu’allá), borrowed from Classical Persianزَبَانِ اُرْدُویِ مُعَلّیٰ(zabān-i urdū-yi mu'allā, language of the royal camp).

Proper noun edit

اُرْدُو (urdūf (Hindi spelling उर्दू)

  1. the Urdu language
  2. the Hindawi language
  3. the Hindustani language as spoken in Delhi[1]
    Synonym:لَشکَرِی(laśkarī)

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Classical Persianاردو(urdū), from Turkic.

Noun edit

اُرْدُو (urdūf (Hindi spelling उर्दू)

  1. (military, rare) army, camp
    Synonym:لَشکَر

References edit

  1. ^ “Meaning of urdu in English”, in Rekhta Dictionary[1] (in English), accessed 2023-10-19
  • اردو”, in اُردُو لُغَت(urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • اردو”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت(rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English] (in English), Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.