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A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English.
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Platts, John T. (John Thompson). A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English. London: W. H. Allen & Co., 1884.
A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English  includes Perso-Arabic, Devanagari and roman alphabets. In order to display the non-roman characters a Unicode font must be installed. Information and instructions are available on the Font help page.
This site honors Professor C. M. Naim's scholarly contributions to Urdu language and literature.
The data conversion and presentation of this dictionary was sponsored by the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison with support from the U.S. Department of Education and the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science.
Data for this dictionary was most recently updated in February 2015.

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