Pashto language resources – Language Links Database

Pashto - sometimes spelled Pukhto or Pakhto, is an Eastern Iranian language of the Indo-European family. It is known in Persian literature as Afghani (افغانی, Afghāni). Speakers of the language are called Pashtuns or Pukhtuns/Pakhtuns (historically known as ethnic Afghans). Pashto and Dari (Persian) are the two official languages of Afghanistan.  Pashto is also the second-largest regional language of Pakistan, mainly spoken in the northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and northern districts of Balochistan province

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Native speakers: 40–60 million

Official language in: Afghanistan

Pashto Grammar and Pronunciation

  • - free courses below about adjectives, adverbs, articles, gender (feminine, masculine…), negation, nouns, numbers, phrases, plural, prepositions, pronouns, questions, verbs, vocabulary, exercises… to help you with your Pashto grammar
  • - “All the lessons contain audio and are all offered for free. We will learn the alphabet together. We will also review some simple grammar rules, practice common phrases, and we will have fun memorizing many important vocabulary lists, and everything else that you see below.”
  • - this site is designed to teach you and help you learn Pashto for free through vocabulary, phrases, grammar and flashcards (vocabulary trainer)
  • - frequency list, vocabulary, grammar and many more
  • Wikibooks - alphabet and vocabulary

Pashto Reading Materials

Pashto Dictionaries

Pashto Listening and Video Resources


  • - List of Pashto Language Radio Stations Online

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