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" Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-11, 17:42
by lingo
I'm not a Native urdu speaker.Please can someone explain the use of the " Zh " of Persian,The one as in French " Je " and English "Measure".Does it occur in Urdu ? Thanks

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-19, 0:34
by Meera
Do you mean ج or ز ?

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-19, 1:36
by linguoboy
Meera wrote:Do you mean ج or ز ?

I believe he's talking about ژ.

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-19, 5:26
by lingo
Yes " ژ ", I believe It's the same as the French " J ",The Russian " ж "," Zh " as in Measure .Does Urdu use it ? This does not occur in Pure Hindi.Kindly provide some examples.Thanks.

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-19, 5:37
by Meera
Okay, I'm not sure if it is the same in Russian or French, it does sound similair to French because I don't either language. But you can read about the letter here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%DA%98

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-19, 7:22
by lingo
Meera wrote:Okay, I'm not sure if it is the same in Russian or French, it does sound similair to French because I don't either language. But you can read about the letter here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%DA%98


Yes,The same one.I can read only devanagari,not the Urdu script,Can you please provide some examples,It doesn't seem to occur so commonly.Thanks

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2015-11-19, 18:45
by Meera
It is very rare and really only in occurs in loanwords, for example:
ٹیلی ویژن
(television)

اژدر
ajhdar (python)

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2016-01-07, 14:15
by Cobhai
I think Za
زا ذا

Re: " Zh " in Urdu

Posted: 2018-02-04, 20:16
by vijayjohn
I think maybe some (most?) people merge it with "j."