Pashto Articles

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Pashto Articles

Learning the Pashto Articles is very important because its structure is used in every day conversation. The more you master it the more you get closer to mastering the Pashto language. But first we need to know what the role of Articles is in the structure of the grammar in Pashto.

Pashto articles are words that combine with a noun to indicate the type of reference being made by the noun. Generally articles specify the grammatical definiteness of the noun. Examples are "the, a, and an". Here are some examples:

English ArticlesPashto Articles
articlesherf adafh - حرف اضافه
thed - د
aaw - یو
oneyew - يو
someb'eda - بعضی
fewcew - څو
the bookheghh ketab - هغه کتاب
the booksheghh ketabewnh - هغه کتابونه
a bookaw ketab - یو کتاب
one bookyew ketab - يو کتاب
some booksyew shemer ketabewnh - يو شمېر کتابونه
few bookscew ketabewnh - څو کتابونه

Notice the structure of the Articles in Pashto.

List of Articles in Pashto

Below is a list of vocabulary where you can use the Definite and Indefinite Articles in Pashto. Try to practice but also memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Pashto vocabulary.

English VocabularyPashto Vocabulary
Foodgheda - غذا
almondsbadam - بادام
breadḍwḍəi - ډوډۍ
breakfastseba nara (deshar chaa) - سبا ناری (دسحار چای)
butterkewch - کوچ
candysharana - شیرینی
cheesepenyer - پنير
chickencherg - چرګ
cuminzṇkəi - زڼكۍ
dessertpewḍyen - پوډين
dinnerdeshepa ḍwḍa - دشپی ډوډی
fishmaha (keb) - ماهی (کب)
fruitmewh - مېوه
ice creamaasekram - ایسکریم
lambd pesh ghewṣ̌h (d khewseka ghewṣ̌h) - د پسه غوښه (د خوسکی غوښه)
lemonlemew - لېمو
lunchd gherm ḍwḍəi - د غرمې ډوډۍ
mealḍwḍəi - ډوډۍ
meatghewṣ̌h - غوښه
oventenwer - تنور
peppermerch - مرچ
plantsnebatat - نباتات
porkdekhewg ghewṣ̌h - دخوګ غوښه
saladselath - سلاته
saltmalegh - مالګه
sandwichsend wach (aw qesm meksa kewaa gheda) - سند ویچ (یو قسم مکسی کویی غذا)
sausagesepyenkey - سپينكي
soupṣ̌werwa - ښوروا
sugarbewrh - بوره
supperd ma khesten khewrak - د ما خستن خوراك
turkeyfalemregh - فیلمرغ
applemṇh - مڼه
bananakalh - کیله
orangesnarenj - نارنج
peachessheftalew - شفتالو
peanutpela - پلی
pearsnak - ناک
pineappleananas - اناناس
grapesanegwer - انګور
strawberrieszemkeny tewtan - ځمكني توتان
vegetablessebzajat - سبزیجات
carrotzerdek (gazerh) - زردک (ګازره)
cornjewar - جوار
cucumberbaderneg - بادرنګ
garlichewẓ̌h - هوږه
lettucekahew - کاهو
oliveszeytewn - زيتون
onionspaaz - پیاز
peppersmerchek - مرچک
potatoeskechalew - کچالو
pumpkinkedw - کدو
beanslewbeya - لوبيا
tomatoesserh banejan - سره بانجان

Definite and Indefinite Articles have a very important role in Pashto. Once you're done with the Pashtu Articles, you might want to check the rest of our Pashto lessons here: Learn Pashto. Don't forget to bookmark this page.


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