Pashto Vocabulary

If you're trying to learn Pashto Vocabulary which is also called Pashtu, check our courses about vocabulary and 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 Vocabulary

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

Pashto vocabulary is the set of words you should be familiar with. A vocabulary usually grows and evolves with age, and serves as a useful and fundamental tool for communication and acquiring knowledge. Here are some examples:

English VocabularyPashto Vocabulary
Vocabularydelghatewnew laset - دلغاتونو لیست
Countrieshewadewnh - هېوادونه
Australiaasetraleya - استراليا
Cambodiakembewdeya - كمبوديا
Canadakanaḍa - کاناډا
Chinacheyn - چين
Egyptmesr - مصر
Englandaneglestan - انگلستان
Franceferanes - فرانسې
Germany jermeny - جرمني
Greeceyewnan - يونان
Indiahend - هند
Indonesiaanedwenyezya - اندونيزيا
Italyayṭaleya - ايټاليا
Japanjapan - جاپان
Mexicomeksakew - مکسیکو
Moroccomerakesh - مراکش
Peruparew - پیرو
Spain hespaneya - هسپانيا
Thailandtayelned - تايلند
USAameraka - امریکا
Languagesjeba (lesanewnh) - ژبی (لسانونه)
Arabic'ereby - عربي
Chinesechanaaa - چینایی
Englishanegleysey - انګليسي
Frenchferaneswa - فرانسوی
Germanjermena - جرمنی
Greekyewnaney - يوناني
Hebrew'eberaney - عبراني
Hindihendey - هندي
Italianayṭalewy - ايټالوي
Japanesejapana - جاپآنی
Koreankewraaaa - کوریایی
Latinlatana - لاتینی
Russianrewsa - روسی
Spanishhespanewy - هسپانوي
Urduaredw - اردو
Dayswerz - ورځې
Mondaydewshenbh - دوشنبه
Tuesdaysh shenbh - سه شنبه
Wednesdaychhar shenbh - چهار شنبه
Thursdaypenj shenbh - پنج شنبه
Fridayjem'eh - جمعه
Saturdayhefth - هفته
Sundayak shenbh - یک شنبه
timewekhet - وخت
hoursa'et, gṛəi - ساعت، ګړۍ
minutemanṭ, deqaqh - مینټ، دقیقه
secondthanah - ثانیه

List of Vocabulary in Pashto

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

English VocabularyPashto Vocabulary
different objectsbela bel mef'ewelwenh - بېلا بېل مفعولونه
arthenrey - هنري
bankbanek - بانک
beachsemnedr ghaṛ - سمندر غاړ
bookketab - كتاب
by bicycled bayeskel - د بايسکل
by busdebs ph waseth - دبس په واسطه
by cardemwṭr ph waseth - دموټر په واسطه
by trainderal gaḍa ph waseth - دریل ګاډی په واسطه
cafekaf - كافې
countryhewad - هېواد
desertbeyaban - بيابان
dictionaryqamews - قاموس
earthzemkh - ځمكه
flowersgelwenh - ګلونه
football fewṭbal - فوټبال
forestzengel - ځنگل
gamelewbh - لوبه
gardenbṇ - بڼ
geographyjegherafah - جغرافیه
historytareykh - تاريخ
housekewr - کور
islandṭapew - ټاپو
lakejheyl - جهيل
libraryketabetwen - كتابتون
mathraada - ریاضی
moonsepwẓ̌məi - سپوږمۍ
mountaingher - غر
moviesfelmewnh - فلمونه
musicmewseyqey - موسيقي
oceansemnedr - سمندر
officedefter - دفتر
on footpaadh - پیاده
playerlewbeghaṛy - لوبغاړي
riverseyned - سيند
sciencesayens - ساينس
seabharh - بحیره
skyaseman - اسمان
soccerfewṭbal - فوټبال
starssetwera - ستوری
supermarketlewa marekaṭ - لوی مارکیټ
swimming pooldelamebw whelw zaa - دلامبو وهلو ځای
theatersanema - سینما
treewenh - ونه
weatherhewa, mewsem - هوا، موسم
bad weatherkherabh hewa - خرابه هوا
cloudyweraz - وریځ
coldakh - یخ
coolsewṛ - سوړ
foggygerdemn - ګردمن
hotgerm - ګرم
nice weatherṣ̌h hewa - ښه هوا
pouringtewa (sal) - توی (سیل)
rainbaran - باران
rainingbaran weraẓ̌a - باران وریږی
snowwawerh - واوره
snowingwawerh wewra - واوره ووری
iceyekh - يخ
sunnylemraz - لمریز
windybada - بادی
springpesreləi - پسرلۍ
summerawṛa - اوړی
autumnkhezan - خزان
winterjema - ژمی
peoplekhelk - خلک
auntterwer - ترور
babymashewm - ماشوم
brotherwerwer - ورور
cousinterh zew - تره زوې
daughterlewr - لور
dentistdeghaṣ̌w ḍakṭr - دغاښو ډاکټر
doctorḍakṭr - ډاکټر
fatherpelar - پلار
grandfatherneykh - نيکه
grandmothernaa - نیا
husbandmeṛh - مېړه
mothermewr - مور
nephewkhewr 'e, werarh - خور ئ، وراره
niecekhewr zh - خور زه
nurseners - نرس
policemanpewleys - پوليس
postmanpewseth resan - پوسته رسان
professorperwefyesr - پروفيسر
sonzewy - زوي
teacherṣ̌wewneky - ښوونکي
uncleterh - تره
wifeṣ̌zh - ښځه

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