How to form simple sentences in Pashto

How to form simple sentences in Pashto

You want to learn how to form simple sentences in Pashto? You've come to the right place! Scroll down and see the short Pashto lessons complete with useful examples. The house is big, the book is old... we make forming simple Pashto sentences easy.

Simple Pashto sentences

In a typical sentence in Pashto which uses the verb 'to be', the verb is placed at the end of the sentence. A unique feature of Pashto is that there is a different form of the verb 'to be' depending on whether subject is masculine or feminine. The form 'dái' is used when the subject is a masculine noun. The form 'da' is used when the subject is a feminine noun.


Halukān řawe dī.
The boys are strong.
Halukān loy dī.
The boys are big.
Halukān kučni dī.
The boys are small.
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About Pashto

About Pashto

Pashto belongs to the Indo-European language family. If you are planning on doing some travelling, learning Pashto would be a great way to make the most of your trip.

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Basic words and phrases in Pashto

Learn to get by in Pashto with these useful words and phrases. These essential phrases cover everything from Pashto greetings to business and workplace communications to love and dating.

Lamer dái.
It is sunny.
Qa dái.
It is nice out.
Tauda dái.
It is hot out.
Bād dái.
It is windy.
Basic words and phrases in Pashto
Sahr paqīr!
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You can learn Pashto in just 9 easy steps.

If you want to go from beginner to fluent in Pashto in a reasonable amount of time, you'll need a proven study method and daily dedication. Our nine-step Pashto learning guide will show you how to teach yourself Pashto in a structured,effective way. The steps below will take you through the progression of skills needed to learn to speak, read and understand Pashto.

Step 10 : Simple sentences in Pashto

You've already learned so much in steps 1 to 9 and we'd like to help you learn even more with this bonus step. Learn the phrases Dā yao kitāb dái, Dā yao čowkē dái and Dā yawa war da (This is a book, This is a chair, This is a door). Then learn the phrases War řata da and War kučnái da (The door is big, The door is small). And then learn the phrases Waruna řati dī and Waruna kučni dī (The doors are big, The doors are small). You can scroll to the top of this page to see a short lesson about simple Pashto sentences including useful examples. Take everything you have learned so far and then teach yourself just a few new words each week. In this way, you'll soon be able to say 100's, if not 1000's of short phrases in Pashto. Give it a try yourself!

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