What Time Is It? How to Ask and Say the Time in Pashto Posted by Sayed Naqibullah on Dec 27, 2012 in language
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 learn soon. Today we will teach you how to ask and answer about time.
Lets first learn the related vocabulary.
دقیقې daqeeqay : minutes
بجې Bajay : o’clock
یوه yawa : one
ثانیه sania :second
کم kam : less
باندې baande past
دوه dua : two
لس las : ten
نیمې neemay : half
پاوه pau : quarter/15 minutes
The following sentence is used to ask about time in Pashto:
څو بجې دي؟ su bajay dee? What time is it?
دوه بجې دي. Dua bajay dee. It is two o’clock. In this sentence the first word means “two” the second word means o’clock and the last word mean is/are. When you are saying the time you can substitute the number.
لس بجې دي. Las bajay dee. It is ten o’clock. The first word in the Pashto sentence is Las which means “ten”.
لس باندې دوه بجې دي. Las banday dua bajay dee. It is ten past two.
لس کم دوه بجې دي. Las kam dua bajay dee. It is ten to two.
Watch the accompanying video and then practice saying the following times in Pashto, leave your reply in the comments area:
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