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Archive for December, 2012

What Time Is It? How to Ask and Say the Time in Pashto Posted by on Dec 27, 2012

One of the things that we do a lot is talk about the time. Probably the first thing we do when we wake up in the morning is to check what time it is. So when learning a new language asking about time and talking about time is what most of us would want to…

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Gender in Pashto Posted by on Dec 19, 2012

In Pashto the words have gender. They are either masculine or feminine depending on the letters of the word or the meaning of the words.  In order for a Pashto sentence to be correct it needs to follow the gender rule. The noun, the adjective, and the verb need to agree in gender and number. …

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Pleasantries in Pashto (Common Phrases of Politeness) Posted by on Dec 13, 2012

In this lesson we will teach you some very useful phrases that we refer to as pleasantries. These are the words or phrases that we use in order to show respect, appreciation, humility etc. By using these words one will come across as a polite person.  Even if you don’t speak the language you will…

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Housing in Afghanistan and How Afghans Live Posted by on Dec 5, 2012

When it comes to housing there are two totally different types of housing in Afghanistan, the traditional mud houses, and concrete houses and mansions.  In the cities you will see very modern architecture, beautiful mansions, but at the same time you might see a very traditional mud house next to it. A majority of the…

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