/push"toh/, n.
an Indo-European, Iranian language that is the official language of Afghanistan and the chief vernacular of the eastern part of the nation.
Also, Pushtu, Pushto. Also called Afghan, Afghani.

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Pashto — 1784, from Persian pashto (Afghan pakhto). Related: Pashtun …   Etymology dictionary

  • Pashto — [push′tō, päsh′tō] n. a language of the Iranian branch of the Indo European language family, spoken in E Afghanistan and N Pakistan: one of the official languages of Afghanistan …   English World dictionary

  • pashto — Miembro de un pueblo de habla pashto de Afganistán sudoriental y Pakistán noroccidental. Suman cerca de 14 millones de personas en Pakistán y 7,5 millones en Afganistán, país donde constituyen la mayoría de la población. No hay claridad sobre su… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Pashto — Dieser Artikel oder Abschnitt ist nicht hinreichend mit Belegen (Literatur, Webseiten oder Einzelnachweisen) versehen. Die fraglichen Angaben werden daher möglicherweise demnächst gelöscht. Hilf Wikipedia, indem du die Angaben recherchierst und… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pashto — Pachtou Pachtou پښتو Parlée en Afghanistan, Pakistan Région Afghanistan: sud, est et quelques provinces dans le nord; Pakistan: provinces occidentales Nombre de locuteurs env. 45 millions Typologie SOV [1] …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pashto — also Pushtu noun Etymology: Pashto pašto Date: 1784 the Iranian language of the Pashtuns …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Pashto — [ pʌʃtəʊ] noun the language of the Pathans, spoken in Afghanistan and northern Pakistan. Origin the name in Pashto …   English new terms dictionary

  • Pashto — n. & adj. n. the official language of Afghanistan, also spoken in areas of Pakistan. adj. of or in this language. Etymology: Pashto …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pashto — noun Official language of Afghanistan …   Wiktionary

  • Pashto — n. language spoken in Afghanistan and northern Pakistan …   English contemporary dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.