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Urdu: Romanized 3ain

Discussion in 'Indo-Iranian Languages' started by iskander e azam, Jul 24, 2013.

  1. iskander e azam Senior Member

    In Romanized Urdu is it correct to state that 3ain is written alongside the vowel it uses? Thus, we would have:

    3a eg t3abiir تعبیر
    3i eg 3irfaan عرفان
    3u eg 3unfuvaan عنفوان
    3aa eg 3aashiq عاشق
    3oo eg maf3ool مفعول

    and so on.

    All help much appreciated.
  2. Qureshpor Senior Member

    Punjabi, Urdu پنجابی، اردو
    Basically 3 is 3ain and any vowel before or after (a/i/u etc) is written accordingly. Your first word is incorrect..

  3. iskander e azam Senior Member

    Thanks for clarification, Q SaaHib.
  4. marrish Senior Member

    اُردو Urdu
    I hope the issue of 3kkaas vs. 3akkaas is clear by now.
  5. iskander e azam Senior Member

    Yes. I finally got it. :thumbsup:

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