Pashto

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Pashto Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

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  • an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

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Pashto Meaning and Definition in Wikipedia


Pashto (Pushto or Pakhto) is the official language of Afghanistan. It is spoken by the Pashtuns living in Afghanistan and Pakistan. It is the provincial language in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan.

Pashto belongs to the Indo-European languages family. It has two main dialects, western dialect and eastern dialect. The small difference between these two dialects is in the use of sounds.



Pashto Sample Sentences in News


  • Pashto folksinger Wagma
    PESHAWAR: “I have no option but to resort to selling out my household items. I am compelled to starve. I have already withdrawn my five children from a local school. My elder 19-year-old daughter Sumbal Wagma is disabled. My husband has sold out our two houses to meet our daily expenses. Read more on this news related to 'Pashto'
  • Six Pashto books receive awards of the year
    Wehmi Orakzai, chief of Daryab Adabi Ghorzang Thal, said that his organisation, formed three years ago, wanted to honour genuine Pashto poets and writers to promote literary activities among youth. Read more on this news related to 'Pashto'
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    Urdu is a prominent Indian language which was born and brought up in our soil. This is unfortunate that it has been associated with Muslims and in a narrow sense to Pakistan. Urdu has been forced upon Pakistan at the cost of Punjabi, Sindhi, Pashto, Sairaiki and scores of other languages. Read more on this news related to 'Pashto'

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