# Category:Urdu terms by usage

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Urdu terms categorized by the manner and context in which they are used by speakers.

- Category:Urdu autological terms: Urdu terms that possess the property they themselves describe.
- Category:Urdu dated terms: Urdu terms that are no longer fashionable, thus are anachronistic.
- Category:Urdu derogatory terms: Urdu terms that belittle (lessen in value).
- Category:Urdu dialectal terms: Urdu terms that are not used in standard language but only in dialects.
- Category:Urdu endearing terms: Urdu terms that are used to show affection or endearment to another person.
- Category:Urdu familiar terms: Urdu terms whose use is typically to contexts of friendly intimacy.
- Category:Urdu formal terms: Urdu terms whose use is typically restricted to polite, ceremonious, non-casual contexts.
- Category:Urdu honorific terms: Urdu honorific terms, which are used to show deference and respect.
- Category:Urdu informal terms: Urdu terms whose use is typically restricted to casual, non‐ceremonious conversations.
- Category:Urdu literary terms: Urdu terms whose usage is typically restricted to works of literature.
- Category:Urdu nonstandard terms: Urdu terms that are considered improper, incorrect or commonly misused.
- Category:Urdu offensive terms: Urdu terms that are typically considered to offend people.
- Category:Urdu poetic terms: Urdu terms whose usage is typically restricted to works of poetry.
- Category:Urdu polite terms: Urdu polite terms, which are used to show deference and respect.
- Category:Urdu rare terms: Urdu terms that are rare in general use, for whatever reason.
- Category:Urdu slang: Urdu nonstandard terms that are typically used to mark membership in a cultural subgroup.
- Category:Urdu terms with archaic senses: Urdu terms that are no longer in general use but still encountered in older literature and still sometimes used for special effect.
- Category:Urdu terms with historical senses: Urdu terms with senses that refer to things or concepts mainly known for their historical value.
- Category:Urdu terms with obsolete senses: Urdu terms that are no longer in current use, but found in older texts.
- Category:Urdu terms with rare senses: Urdu rarely used terms or terms with rarely used senses.
- Category:Urdu terms with uncommon senses: Urdu uncommonly used terms or terms with uncommonly used senses.
- Category:Urdu vulgarities: Urdu terms whose tone (rather than the meaning) is offensive to polite company.

## Subcategories

This category has the following 22 subcategories, out of 22 total.

### A

- Urdu autological terms (0 c, 3 e)

### D

- Urdu dated terms (0 c, 4 e)
- Urdu derogatory terms (0 c, 2 e)
- Urdu dialectal terms (0 c, 1 e)

### E

- Urdu endearing terms (0 c, 1 e)

### F

- Urdu familiar terms (0 c, 1 e)
- Urdu formal terms (0 c, 9 e)

### H

- Urdu honorific terms (0 c, 1 e)

### I

- Urdu informal terms (0 c, 12 e)

### L

### N

### O

- Urdu offensive terms (0 c, 1 e)

### P

- Urdu poetic terms (0 c, 7 e)
- Urdu polite terms (0 c, 1 e)

### R

- Urdu rare terms (0 c, 24 e)

### S

- Urdu slang (0 c, 10 e)

### T

- Urdu terms with archaic senses (0 c, 3 e)
- Urdu terms with historical senses (0 c, 10 e)
- Urdu terms with uncommon senses (0 c, 1 e)

### V

- Urdu vulgarities (0 c, 11 e)