Translating into Pashto: Some Common Mistakes

July 24, 2009

Some people think that Pashto is a very complicated and hard-to-learn language. The reason behind this perception is a lack of knowledge and inaccessibility to the resources of this ancient yet live and interesting language.

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Illustrated learning Pashto books for non-Pashto speakers and foreigners

May 15, 2009

 The Pashto Academy of Peshawar University of Peshawar has published a Bilingual Primer, an illustrated book aimed for non-Pashto speakers and foreigners to learn Pashto from.

 The beautiful book contains a lot of activity based information for learning the Pashto language. It has made the job easy and quicker.

 Another book is Pashto Teacher, written by Prof. Gul Jan Wror in 1990, which is now unavailable in the market but we have made some copies.

 The third is a booklet which contains links and information of all Pashto websites and online forums.

 The set of these three books is available for those who want to learn English. To order the set, just contact ahhairan@gmail.com.

English-Pashto Primer

English-Pashto Primer


Some internet and computer terms in Pashto

May 13, 2009
  • Online (په کرښه)
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  • Website (ګورتځاى)
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  • Email (برېښليک)
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  • Browser (لټونګر)
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  • Message (پېغام)
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  • Font (ليکبڼه)
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  • Software (پوستکالى)
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  • Login (ننوتل)
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  • Logout (وتل)
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  • Username (کارن نوم)
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  • Password (شفر)
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  • Forum (فورمونه)
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  • Application (کاريال)
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  • Open Source (پرانستې سرچينه)
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  • Server (پالنګر)
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  • Search (لټون)
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  • Default (تلوال)
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  • Save (خوندي)
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  • M.B. (م.ب.)
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  • FAQs (مپځونه) (مهمې پوښتنې او ځوابونه)
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  • Select (ټاکل)
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  • Touchpad (لمسنالۍ)
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  • Draft (ګارليک)
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  • File (دوتنه)
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  • Folder (پوښى)
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  • Table (جدول)
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  • View (کتنه)

Help to publish Pashto books

April 29, 2009

We are publishing a number of Pashto books for which we need the help from people who love the Pashto language and want to promote knowledge in Afghanistan. The books include:

  • Dictionaries and language books
  • Books for children
  • Poetry collections
  • Stories (novels, short stories)
  • Translations from other languages

Every kind of support and contribution is welcomed. Contact: ahhairan@gmail.com

Thanks in advance.


Articles and Photos of Afghanistan, Pakistan

July 4, 2008

Some articles, photos and videos, written and taken by the writer of this blog, can be found here. The articles, photos, and videos are related to Afghanistan, Pakistan, Pashto and the people of Pashtunkhwa. Click here.


Learn Pashto Writing and Speaking

March 4, 2008

As a language learner need so much and different resources to learn fleunt writing and speaking, unfortunately, there is a lack of these much resources on the internet to learn Pashto. Some websites and softwares are available as I have written about in my previous posts, yet a learner, beginner and advance level, needs real practice.

I have started to teach Pashto through regular lessons by email, chat on skype and  phone conversations for low fees. For those who want to improve their reading and writing skill want to practice their speaking skills can contact anytime.

Also contact for translating books, phmaplets, documents, ads, etc from English into Pashto and Urdu and vice versa. And other information on Pashto, Pashtoons, Pashto books and Pashto literature.

For more details please contact on ahhairan@gmail.com


All that you need to read, write and speak Pashto

August 21, 2007

I created this blog a few months ago to provide information about learning Pashto. This effort immensely appreciated which gave me courage to keep it updated and do something more. Some friends sent emails and some supported my efforts. I am thankful to all of you.

Some days ago, a Canadian friend donated domain and hosting for a website which is under strong construction this time. We are working to provide all that you need to read write and speak Pashto. You can visit the site here.

During our work on the site, it will be good to hear from you to know what should you think be placed on the site. Your suggestions and comments mean a lot to us.

For contact: ahhairan@gmail.com