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[puhsh-toh] /ˈpʌʃ toʊ/

an Indo-European, Iranian language that is the official language of Afghanistan and the chief vernacular of the eastern part of the nation.
[puhsh-too] /ˈpʌʃ tu/
a language of Afghanistan and NW Pakistan, belonging to the East Iranian branch of the Indo-European family: since 1936 the official language of Afghanistan
(pl) -to, -tos, -tu, -tus. a speaker of the Pashto language; a Pathan
denoting or relating to this language or a speaker of it

1784, from Persian pashto (Afghan pakhto). Related: Pashtun.


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