/zh/ replacing /dzh/?

A. Maberry maberry at U.WASHINGTON.EDU
Thu Sep 26 16:38:16 UTC 2002

Persian was widely used in the Mughal Empire and was made the official
administrative language in 1582. The architect of the Taj Mahall is
unknown, but since it was an official building of Shahjahan, I would
suppose the builders all spoke (or at least could speak) Persian.

maberry at u.washington.edu

On Wed, 25 Sep 2002, FRITZ JUENGLING wrote:

> >Urdu would be the same as Hindi, give or take a very little. Think
> >Serbian / Croatian.
> Yes. of course. I think someone else mentioned that Taj is from Persian. Of course to that, too, but I was really asking what the language was of the builder was.
> Fritz

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