Joydeep Mitra mitra at aecom.yu.edu
Sat May 27 19:04:17 UTC 1995

Hindi originated from a combination of Persian, Urdu and Sanskrit during the 
Moghul rule in northern India.    -Joydeep Mitra.

On Sat, 27 May 1995, pramit bhasin wrote:

> Namaste,
> Could anyone be kind enough to post the origins ( time frame ) of the Hindi
> language?
> Just recently a friend of mine told me that spoken Hindi has been in
> existance for only a 100 odd years or so, while I dont agree I have no
> resources at my disposal to prove this otherwise.
> Your input into this matter will be greatly appreciated.
> Thank You
> Sincerely
> Pramit Bhasin


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