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Urdu translations by specialised Urdu translators (native speakers)

Our quality – your assurance

From order to delivery, we at ConText® translation agency use proprietary project management software based on ISO 9002, DIN 2345 and European industry organisation EUATC standards. All of our translations comply with the European EN 15038 standard in completeness and form.

Our specialist Urdu translators transfer all of the content while preserving the sense of the original and keeping the style appropriate to the translation’s target audience, giving you an accurate and authentic translation that looks like an original.

Modern technology also allows us to leverage previously verified sentences while keeping the technical terminology consistent in translation, giving our Urdu translations at ConText® a consistent writing style. Our translators integrate your terminology requirements, comments and corrections in databases for further use in every project.

Our areas of expertise: IT, business, law, IT, banking, construction, architecture, chemistry, biochemistry, medicine, pharmaceuticals, marketing, communication, advertising. Quality assurance included.

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The Urdu language – characteristics and spread

Urdu is an Indo-European language dating from the period of the Delhi Sultanate and the Mughal Empire in the South Asian subcontinent (Pakistan and India). The language mainly developed during the reign of Akbar (1556–1605); a huge multi-ethnic mixture of Persians (Farsi), Hindus (Pankrit, Sanskrit), and Turks (Turkish) accumulated in migrant farms and camps, and Urdu (originally Ordu) developed as a pastiche of these languages before finally forming a separate language.

Urdu is the official language in Pakistan and some Indian states with high Muslim populations. Although only a minority of the population of ten million speak Urdu as a native language in Pakistan, the Urdu-speaking population is constantly growing as it serves as a lingua franca between various regional languages.

Urdu is one of the twenty-three officially recognised national languages in India, and is spoken mainly in the regions of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, and Uttarakhand. Urdu has 58 million native speakers across the world, plus another hundred to hundred and forty-plus million that speak Urdu as a second language.