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


  • Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, tribal area residents comprise 96% of Pakistan's cases
    As Pakistan appears to head towards the highest number of polio cases in a single year, official data shows that an overwhelming 96 per cent of polio cases so far reported are among the Pashto-speaking population of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) Read more on this news related to 'Pashto'

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