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Bilingual lexicography in the Indian sub-continent. A historical perspective of English-Hindustani/Urdu dictionary writing

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Presented at Historical Dictionaries session
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The linguistic exploration in the subcontinent began with the arrival of the Europeans, i.e. Portuguese, Dutch, French and finally the British. The British established a transit trading post in the coastal city of Surat in 1608, where East India Company opened its first factory in 1612 after royal patronage was granted by the then Mughal Emperor Nuruddin Salim Jahangir. The Dutch East India Company (VOC) had already established itself in Cochin on the Malabar Coast in 1605. The Europeans were...

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Whitehaven, UK
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