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Pashto (Pushto) One of the two major languages of Afghanistan, the other being Persian. Pashto is spoken by about 12 million people in e Afghanistan and n Pakistan. It is historically the language of the Pathan tribes, and is written in an adapted Arabic alphabet. One of the Iranian languages, it forms part of the Indo-European family of languages.

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Pashto

Pash·to / ˈpəsh/ • n. the Iranian language of the Pathans, also spoken in northern areas of Pakistan, that is an official language of Afghanistan. • adj. of or relating to this language.

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Pashto

Pashto (pŭsh´tō), Pushtu (–tōō), or Afghan, language belonging to the Iranian group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Indo-Iranian languages.

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Pashto

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