Pashto Negation

If you're trying to learn Pashto Negation which is also called Pashtu, check our courses about Negation and negative expressions... to help you with your Pashto grammar. Try to concentrate on the lesson and notice the pattern that occurs each time the word changes its place. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Pashto. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Pashto Negation

Learning the Pashto Negation 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 Negation is in the structure of the grammar in Pashto.

Pashto negation is the process that turns an affirmative statement (I am happy) into its opposite denial (I am not happy). Here are some examples:

English NegationPashto Negation
Negationredwenh - ردونه
he is not hereheghh helth nesheth - هغه هلته نشته
that is not my bookda zema ketab neda - دا زما کتاب ندی
do not entermh nenwezh - مه ننوزه

Notice the structure of the Negation in Pashto.

List of Negation in Pashto

Below is a list of the Negation and negative expressions in Pashto placed in a table. Memorizing this table will help you add very useful and important words to your Pashto vocabulary.

English NegationPashto Negation
I don't speakzh khebra nh kewwem - زه خبری نه کووم
I don't writezh lakel nh kewwem - زه لیکل نه کووم
I don't drivezh mewṭr nh chelwem - زه موټر نه چلوم
I don't lovezh manh nh kewwem - زه مینه نه کووم
I don't givezh aa nh werkewwem - زه یی نه ورکووم
I don't smilezh tebsem nh kewwem - زه تبسم نه کووم
I don't takezh aa nh wṛm - زه یی نه وړم
zh aa nh wṛm - زه یی نه وړم
he doesn't speakheghh khebra nh kewa - هغه خبری نه کوی
he doesn't writeheghh lakel nh kewlaa - هغه لیکل نه کولای
he doesn't driveheghh mewṭr nh chelwela - هغه موټر نه چلولی
he doesn't loveheghh manh nh kewa - هغه مینه نه کوی
he doesn't giveheghh aa nh wer kew - هغه یی نه ور كوې
he doesn't smileheghh tebsem nekwa - هغه تبسم نکوی
he doesn't takeheghh aa nh wṛa - هغه یی نه وړی
we don't speakmewẓ̌ khebra nekwew - موږ خبری نکوو
we don't writemewẓ̌ lakel nekwew - موږ لیکل نکوو
we don't drivemewẓ̌ mewṭr nh chelwew - موږ موټر نه چلوو
we don't lovemewẓ̌ manh nh keww - موږ مینه نه کوو
we don't givemewẓ̌ aa nh werkeww - موږ یی نه ورکوو
we don't smilemewẓ̌ tebsem nh keww - موږ تبسم نه کوو
we don't takemewẓ̌ aa nh wṛw - موږ یی نه وړو

Negation and negative expressions have a very important role in Pashto. Once you're done with the Pashtu Negation, 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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