The Urdu Language

Language Overview: Urdu is a language of Pakistan. Urdu has a classification of Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Western Hindi, and Hindustani.

Regions Spoken: Urdu is also spoken in Afghanistan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Botswana, Fiji, Germany, Guyana, India, Malawi, Mauritius, Nepal, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, and Zambia.

Population: The population of Urdu speakers in Pakistan is about 10,719,000, as of 1993. The total population of all Urdu speakers is about 60,503,579 (which means that about 49,784,579 Urdu speakers live in other countries).

Dialects: Urdu is similar to Hindi but has more formal vocabulary, which is borrowed from Arabic and Persian. Dakhini is freer of Perisna and Arabic loans than Urdu is. Rekhta is a type of Urdu that is used in writing poetry.

Brief History: Urdu is an official language and has about 104,000,000 people who speak it as their second language. Urdu was used in the bible from 1843-1998. Also most Urdu speakers are of the Muslim faith.

Urdu Translation Services

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Urdu Translation for Business

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Our Urdu Translation Teams

We have specialist teams of professional linguist in various fields and competences. These translators are experts in their industry, with relevant knowledge and experience. We assign translation teams to work according to their business sector skill sets.

We have a large number of mother tongue Urdu translators and interpreters dispersed all around the world. Our global Project Management presence and dispersed teams of Urdu translators means that we can offer you real advantages where you have tight turnaround requirements.

Urdu Transcreation

There are a wide range cultural aspects in the Urdu speaking world that can vary quite significantly depending on the region. For example, many colors, symbols and region specific slang can have implications that can be quite different to those intended. It is vital that text be adapted accordingly.

In the translation industry we use the term ‘Transcreation’ to refer to this adaptation of a text to suit the cultural understanding of a specific target audience.

It can be a challenging task for a business to expand into the Urdu market. It’s vitally important that marketing and advertising messages are correctly adapted to this audience, while not compromising the original purpose, style, tone and context of the message. An awareness of local cultural nuances and adapting your text accordingly is why our Urdu translators only translate into there native tongue.

Urdu Website Localization

In the age of globalization, localizing your website into Urdu is a highly cost-effective investment and an easy way to expand your business presence in that target market. We can professionally translate your website into Urdu, retaining its meaning and flavor as per your original content.  Don’t insult your perspective customers by using a “free website translation tool” that does nothing more than show disrespect; not a good start in building a client relationship.  We can work in HTML, XML, ASP, PHP, GIF, JPEG, Joomla, Drupal, PNG, and CMS.