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Pashto (Pushto) One of the two major languages of Afghanistan, the other being Persian. Pashto is spoken by about 12 million people in e Afghanistan and n Pakistan. It is historically the language of the Pathan tribes, and is written in an adapted Arabic alphabet. One of the Iranian languages, it forms part of the Indo-European family of languages.

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Pash·to / ˈpəsh/ • n. the Iranian language of the Pathans, also spoken in northern areas of Pakistan, that is an official language of Afghanistan. • adj. of or relating to this language.

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Pashto

Pashto (pŭsh´tō), Pushtu (–tōō), or Afghan, language belonging to the Iranian group of the Indo-Iranian subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages. See Indo-Iranian languages.

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Pashto

Pashtoblotto, Giotto, grotto, lotto, motto, Otto, risotto, Watteau •Cocteau •molto, Sholto •pronto, Toronto •Ariosto •auto, Oporto, Porto, quarto •in toto, koto, Kumamoto, Kyoto, photo, Sesotho, Yamamoto •Bhutto, Maputo, Pluto, prosciutto, ritenuto, sostenuto, tenuto •Cousteau • putto • gusto • Pashto •undertow • Erato

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