Hindi-Urdu * : Overview

Department of Linguistics (Hindi-Urdu)

Contact Information

College of Arts and Sciences
609 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260-1030

Phone: 716.645.2177
Fax: 716.645.3825
Web Address: arts-sciences.buffalo.edu/linguistics.html
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Chair
Mitsuaki Shimojo
Director of Language Programs
shimojo@buffalo.edu

Overview

Hindi ranks fourth among the languages of the world in the number of people who speak it as a first or second language, behind only Chinese, English, and Spanish. The Hindi courses at the University at Buffalo also introduce students to its close linguistic relative, Urdu, the official national language of Pakistan.

Updated: 13 Oct 2015 06:26:02 EDT