Urdu subtitling services
Matinée Multilingual offers an affordable Urdu subtitling service for your business video content. We've more than 25 years’ experience in delivering TRANSLATIONS, VOICE-OVERS, SUBTITLES & CAPTIONS in over 80 languages.
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A short history of the Urdu language
Urdu is an Indo-Aryan language and it has over 100 million speakers. It is an official language of Pakistan, along with English and it is closely related to Hindi. People who speak Hindi can normally understand Urdu and vice versa. Most Pakistani people speak other Pakistani languages and Urdu is sometimes a second or third language.
Urdu vocabulary is influenced by Persian and Arabic. You will also hear Urdu in countries where migrant communities have settled, such as Afghanistan, Saudi-Arabia, India, Bangladesh and the UK. In India some schools teach Urdu to their pupils.
The first written works in Urdu were hand written ‘sabras’ which came from a book translated from Persian. The first printed book was published in 1801. Urdu contains a number of words in English such as library, car and railway and in English we sometimes use Urdu words. For example, Chutney, which comes from the Urdu word ‘chatri’ and Pukka, which in Urdu is ‘pakka’ and means strong. There are also words in the Urdu vocabulary from Bengali, Pashto, Balti and Punjabi.
Urdu has some dialects, which include Dakhni, which is spoken in the Deccan region of Southern India and Rekhta, which is spoken in the Delhi region.