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Hindi, including its older version, has been used by Indian Muslims in various contexts from at least the seventh/thirteenth century. 1. The semantic range of Hindi and its synonyms The term hindī and its more archaic forms, such as hindavī/hindūʾī and hindīya, were first used in Arabic and Persian sources in the sense of “Indian (language).” Their specific meaning, however, was not initially fixed (Chatterji, 35–7). Already in third/ninth-century Arab sources...

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10.1163/1573-3912_ei3_COM_30475

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Oxford college:
Wolfson College
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0000-0003-0566-3009
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Brill Publishers Publisher's website
Series:
Encyclopaedia of Islam
Host title:
Encyclopaedia of islam
Publication date:
2018-08-02
Acceptance date:
2016-12-31
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1573-3912
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912071
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2018-09-05

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