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Hindi-Urdu *

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: linguistics.buffalo.edu/language_programs
Jean-Pierre Koenig
Mitsuaki Shimojo
Director of Language Programs

Program 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.

Last updated: March 24, 2016 2:49 pm EST