“Lie flat on the deck,” he shouted in English, and repeated the words in Hindustani.
The major appeared, speaking Hindustani very rapidly, his eyes closed.
Then came your swatting at Hindustani, the remarks made about it, and the fight.
They heard him chattering to Lalkhan in Hindustani as they went along the passage.
I asked, then, if some wooden stethoscopes might be made for the Hindustani assistants, as neither of them possessed one.
The former could speak English and Portuguese; the latter neither, only Hindustani.
Which is worse even than the Hindustani alphabet with no vowels and four z's—so unnecessary, isn't it, as my Aunts would say.
“He had better not,” I said sharply, in Hindustani, as if for the fakir to hear.
She had a special gift for languages and had remembered enough Hindustani to make herself understood by him.
One day she prepared for the crowd of us a tiffin of delicious Hindustani food.