Hindustani Definition

hĭndo͝o-stänē, -stănē
noun
A major dialect of Western Hindi, used as a lingua franca throughout N India.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
hindoohinduhindostaniHindoostani
adjective
Of Hindustan or its people, language, or culture.
Webster's New World

(dated) Related to India, or historically the entire Indian subcontinent.

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pronoun

(dated) A person from India (historically the entire Indian subcontinent).

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The name of the language which constitutes the Hindi and Urdu registers.

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Other Word Forms of Hindustani

Noun

Singular:
hindustani
Plural:
hindustanis

Origin of Hindustani

  • From Hindustani हिन्दुस्तानी / ہندوستانی (hindustānī), from Persian هند (hend, “Hindu”) + Persian ستان (stān, “land”) + adjective suffix ی (ī).

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