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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hindi हिंदुस्तानी (hindustānī) / Urdu ہندوستانی(hindustānī), from Persian هندو‎(hendu, Hindu, Indian) + ستان(stān, land) + adjective suffix ی(ī).

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Hindustani (comparative more Hindustani, superlative most Hindustani)

  1. (dated outside of South Asia) Related to India, or historically the entire Indian subcontinent.

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Hindustani (plural Hindustanis)

  1. (dated outside of South Asia) A person from India (historically the entire Indian subcontinent).

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Hindustani

  1. The language which constitutes the Hindi and Urdu registers.

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