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proper noun (Hindustanis)
  1. (dated) A person from India (historically the entire Indian subcontinent).
  2. An informal (colloquial) language made by blending of Hindi and Urdu languages.
adjective 
  1. (dated) Related to India, or historically the entire Indian subcontinent.
Etymology: From Hindustani àààààààààààà / (ur-Arab, ÛÙÙÙÛ) (hindustÄnÄ) < Persian (fa-Arab, ÙÙ) (hend = Hindu) + Persian (fa-Arab, Ù) (stÄn = land) + adjective suffix (fa-Arab, Û) (Ä) resulting in (hendustÄnÄ = land of the Hindus) < hend is derived from Sanskrit àààààà (sindhu), Sanskrit name for the Indus River.


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