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Personal Pronouns in Pashto
A Pronoun that refers to a person, a group of persons, or a thing is called personal pronoun. (e.g., he, she, it, I, we, you, they) In Pashto language, there are more personal pronouns than in English. The other difference is that the personal pronouns in Pashto can be dropped, which means you can omit the personal pronouns from some sentences and the sentence will still convey the same meaning. That is because the verb conjugation in Pashto indicates who the verb is used for. The following are the personal pronouns in Pashto and their explanation.
English Pashto transliteration
I زه za
You (singular) ته ta
He/she/it هغه hagha ( This pronouns is used when talking about someone who is absent or in a distance from the speaker.)
He/she دا daa (This pronouns is used when the third person e.g. he/she/it is present and close to the speaker; also, we can use the pronoun دی “Day” for men)
We مونږ moong
You (plural) تاسو/تاسې Tasee/tasoo
They هغوی haghooi (Used for people absent or far from the speaker. )
They دوی dooi (Used for people present or close to the speaker.)