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Pashto Lessons

Alphabet Adjectives Adverbs
Articles Feminine Nouns
Numbers Phrases Plural
Prepositions Questions Pronouns
Verbs Negation Vocabulary
Reading Video Audio
Translation Dictionary Keyboard
Transliteration Radio

Pashto belongs to the Indo-European family, Iranian branch of the Indo-Iranic group. Western Pashto is the official language of Afghanistan, spoken by over 8 million people who are called "Pahtoon" in the north and "Pashtoon" in the south. Since the early 1930's the Afghan government has been making considerable efforts to standardise the language. Standard Pashto in Afghanistan is based on the Kandahar dialect, whereas Standard Pashto (Eastern Pashto, spoken by 9 million people) in Pakistan is based on the Peshawar dialect. It is written in the Perso-Arabic script, but the alphabet contains a number of letters not to be found in either Persian or Arabic.

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