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see PashtoPashto
, Pushtu
, 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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The popularity of Old Church Slavic is waning - only 73 enrollments last year compared to 133 in 2006 - while New Testament Greek rocketed from zero enrollments in 2006 to 95 last year, just like Afghan Pushtu.
A former CNN International producer who had studied a little bit of the Pushtu language, she was hired by the U.
new soldiers complete Basic Combat Training with soldiers who are native interpreters and translators in Arabic, Pushtu, Kurdish, or Persian.
The focus on a potentially disastrous long war against the Taliban and their Pushtu sympathizers in Helmand province in Afghanistan is already moving to negotiations and an exit strategy.
The formidable collection of Arabic, Persian, Urdu, and Pushtu manuscripts and albums of miniatures built up by the literate and art-loving Nawabs of Rampur is a major holding of source material for students of Arabic and Persian literature and of Mughal and Later Mughal painting in this country.
citizens who could speak Farsi, Pushtu, Dari, Turkmen, Urdu or Uzbek," writes Rashid.
Languages: Urdu (national and official), English, Punjabi, Sindhi, Pushtu, Baloch, Hindko, Brahui, Saraiki (Punjabi variant).
He speaks English and French and has knowledge of Russian, Farsi, Dari, Pushtu, Arabic, Latvian, Spanish and Albanian.
Further to point three, the Pakistan military (mostly Punjabi/Urdu speaking) is in full retreat from the mostly Pushtu and Balochi speaking northwest frontier area that form the border with Afghanistan.
They each gave me a hug, and their traditional Punjabi greeting was music to my ears after listening to a lot of Pushtu.
In this book goes from Morocco in the West to Afghanistan in the East, comprising lands in which the predominant languages are Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Pushtu.
Nooria, an eighth grade advanced level student, used her native language, Pushtu, to explain the assignment to Hamida, and to tell her that she could tell the story in her own language.