Pashtu


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Synonyms for Pashtu

an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan

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When you work in a Pashtu speaking environment you should know something in order to be understood," he says.
As neither his English nor my Pashtu was good enough for easy conversation, we took our cues from visual aids.
All signboards written in English and Urdu should be changed to Pashtu because the majority of Khost dwellers are Pashtuns" a resident said.
The website also provides a platform to learn languages such as Pashtu, Gojri, Pahari, Dogri, Kohistani, Sheikhagal, Poguli, Shina, Bhaderwali, Ladakhi and Burushaki.
Some residents said they had come across militants who could not understand Pashtu, Farsi and Urdu.
Presentations were given in English, Urdu, Pashtu and Arabic.
Marietta, GA: Deeds Publishing, 2012, 411 pages, photographs, maps, Pashtu Glossary, $24.
The Sunday Times received a three-page policy paper written in Pashtu, which contained assurances about the education of women and the future of the Afghan army, reports the Daily Times.
water was called water, and that the English word 'daughter' not only is closely related to Dutch but also in Farsi and Pashtu is still pronounced in almost the same way.
Now the company is working with Massachusetts-based firm Nuance to add Pashtu, Dari and other languages widely spoken in Afghanistan.
Since none of our soldiers can speak Pashtu or Dari, let alone read the Pashtu or Dari alphabet scripts, one has to assume that we will first need to teach these Afghan recruits how to speak English first.
5million speak Pashtu, and it was their hearts and minds soldiers, from the 1st Battalion, the Mercian Regiment and the 1st Battalion, the Duke of Lancaster''s Regiment, were tasked with winning.
Thomas O'Brien, 21, of the Scots Guards, was talking to a local child in Pashtu, who told him Taliban insurgents were waiting around the corner.