Pashto is a member of the southeastern Iranian branch of Indo-Iranian languages. There are three main varieties of Pashto: Northern Pashto, spoken mainly in Pakistan; Southern Pashto, spoken mainly in Afghanistan, and Central Pashto, spoken primarily in Pakistan.

Map of Pashto language speakers.
Map of Pashto language speakers.

Basic stats

Total speakers: 20-25 million

Main Countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan

Alternate names: Pashtu, Pushtu, Quetta-Kandahar Pashto, Pashto-Southern

ISO 639-3 Code: pus

Language Sample

Some proverbs in Pashto:

د بد کار انجام بد وي
A bad beginning makes a bad ending

ښه ښ?ه جنت دى
A cheerful wife is the joy of life

Product Availability

The following products are currently available in Pashto:

  • For Consumers

(Coming soon)


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