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EtymologyEdit

From Urdu ریختہ‎(rextā), from Classical Persian ریخته‎(rextā).

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Rekhta

  1. A style of Urdu, Hindavi, or sometimes Braj or Punjabi used in poetry that linguistically adapts Persian grammar and vocabulary; a mix of Persian and Khariboli.
  2. (historical, obsolete) The Hindustani language.

ReferencesEdit

  • “Rekhta: Poetry in Mixed Language, The Emergence of Khari Boli Literature in North India”, in Before the Divide: Hindi and Urdu Literary Culture[1] (PDF), Columbia University, accessed 23 April 2018, archived from the original on 28 March 2016

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