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27 September 2013
Urdu is the language of 270 million speakers from South Asia, Middle East, Europe, and North America. It is the national language of Pakistan and the first or second official language of many of the states of India. Oxford Urdu-English Dictionary is a comprehensive all-inclusive dictionary covering classic and modern language originating from all citadels like Delhi, Lucknow, and Lahore. It has about 85,000 word entries with their meanings, definitions, explanations, part of speech, etymology, pronunciation in IPA, sub-entries (words, inflexions, phrase, proverbs and compounds) in a very user-friendly manner. It is the most comprehensive and affordable dictionary as compared to the available range of bilingual Urdu-English dictionaries in the market.
Edited by:   S.M. Salimuddin (Executive State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan retired), Suhail Anjum (Freelancer, editor, and translator), Rauf Parekh (Chief Editor, Urdu Dictionary Board, Federal Ministry of Education), Tariq Mahmud (Director, Bureau of Composition, Compilation and Translation, University of Karachi)
Dimensions:   Height: 248mm,  Width: 191mm,  Spine: 49mm
Weight:   1.510kg
ISBN:   9780195979947
ISBN 10:   019597994X
Pages:   1200
Publication Date:   27 September 2013
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

S.M. Salimuddin, Executive, State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan, retired, Suhail Anjum, Freelancer, editor, and translator Compilers: Mr S.M. Salimuddin is a retired executive of State Life Insurance Corporation of Pakistan. He enrolled at the Hameedia College, Bhopal (affiliated to Agra University, India) in 1946 and graduated in Arts from the said university in 1951 in Urdu and English Literature. Mr Suhail Anjum has been associated with OUP as a freelancer, editor, and translator on a number of projects. He has also contributed as editor to the Oxford English-Urdu Dictionary compiled by Shanul Haq Haqqee. Chief Editor: Dr Rauf Parekh is a lexicographer and well-known author, compiler, reviewer, and columnist of Pakistan. He has served as Chief Editor of the Urdu Dictionary Board, Federal Ministry of Education. Editor: Mr Tariq Mahmud is an author of more than thirty books including four English-Urdu dictionaries. He has served as Director, Bureau of Composition, Compilation and Translation, University of Karachi and as Registrar, University of Karachi.

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