Definitions

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  • n. Archaic form of Hindustani.
  • proper n. Archaic form of Hindustani.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • To return: a lady is standing over the quadruped and evidently expressing serious displeasure in some form of that domestic language which we call Hindoostanee, with variations.

    Behind the Bungalow

  • The language of the common people of this country, called Hindoostanee, is smooth, and easily pronounced, and is written from left to right, as we do.

    A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels — Volume 09 Arranged in Systematic Order: Forming a Complete History of the Origin and Progress of Navigation, Discovery, and Commerce, by Sea and Land, from the Earliest Ages to the Present Time

  • To quote Gilchrist's shockingly precise epigraph to Dialogues, English and Hindoostanee: "What spell have ARMS, with useless Tongues when led/Or Lion's heartswithout a HUMAN head."

    Introduction

  • This observation may be extended almost ad infinitum, whenever letters are so interchangeable as they certainly are in the Hindoostanee and other oriental languages.

    A Teleology of Letters; or, From a

  • The Hindee-Roman Orthoepigraphical Ultimatum; or a systematic, descriminative view of Oriental and Occidental visible Sounds, on fixed and practical principles for acquiring the ... pronunciation of many Oriental languages; exemplified in one hundred popular anecdotes, ... and proverbs of the Hindoostanee story teller.

    A Teleology of Letters; or, From a

  • Dialogues, English and Hindoostanee; for illustrating the grammatical principles of the Stranger's East Indian Guide and to promote the colloquial intercourse of Europeans, on the most indispensable and familiar subjects with the natives of India. 3rd Edition.

    A Teleology of Letters; or, From a

  • When we advert to the rude state of oriental types even at this day, and to the great incorrectness from points dropping out, and letters often losing their heads or tails in the press, after the whole has been carefully adjusted from two or three revisals, we should almost prefer our own letters to all others, for the dissemination and easy acquirement of the Hindoostanee.

    A Teleology of Letters; or, From a

  • One final example from many is his The Anti-Jargonist, in which he trumpets Hindustani as "the popular speech of India" and "the grand popular language of the east" (The Anti-Jargonist; or a short introduction to the Hindoostanee language ... with an extensive vocabulary English and Hindoostanee, and Hindoostanee and English ... being partly an abridgment of the Oriental Linguist i-ii).

    A Teleology of Letters; or, From a

  • The Anti-Jargonist; or a short introduction to the Hindoostanee language ... with an extensive vocabulary English and Hindoostanee, and Hindoostanee and English ... being partly an abridgment of the Oriental Linguist.

    A Teleology of Letters; or, From a

  • G.M.F. "Now, my dear Sir Harry, I must tell you," says her majesty, with that stubborn little duck of her head that always made Palmerston think she was going to butt him in the guts, "I am quite determined to learn Hindoostanee."

    Flashman and the Mountain of Light

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