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Question Words in Pashto Posted by on Sep 21, 2011

Question words are some of the most commonly used words in a language. And this is true with the Pashto language too.  The use of the question words in Pashto is very simple and by only knowing the question words and the “to be” verbs you can make simple sentences. Here we will teach you…

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The “to be” Verbs in Pashto Posted by on Sep 15, 2011

The “to be “verbs are verbs that show state of being, (i.e.  Am, are, and is). The infinitive of the “to be” verb in Pashto is اوسېدل Osedal. In Pashto, all of the “ to be” verbs in present tense do not share a common stem,  for example  ده  da  (she is) and یم  yam…

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Afghan Turbans Posted by on Sep 6, 2011

Signs and symbols are used to recognize and communicate with one another by many different societies and groups. Key leaders wear headwear known to us as turban, and keep long beards in the tribal Pashtun areas of Afghanistan and Pakistan.  The significance of a turban worn in Afghanistan is that it describes a person’s…

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