A Guide to Hindustani Specially Designed for the Use of Officers and Men Serving in India, Including Colloquial Phrases in Persian and Roman Character and a Collection of Arzis, with Transliteration in Roman-Urdu and English Translations

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Thacker, Spink, 1895 - Urdu language - 246 pages
 

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