Definition of Pashtu

1. Noun. An Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan.

Exact synonyms: Afghan, Afghani, Pashto, Paxto
Generic synonyms: Iranian, Iranian Language
Examples of category: Jirga
Derivative terms: Afghan, Afghani



Definition of Pashtu

1. Proper noun. (alternative spelling of Pashto) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Pashtu Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pashtu

Paschal Lambs
Paschal celery
Paschal troparion
Paschas
Pascheff's conjunctivitis
Paschen-Back effect
Paschen bodies
Paschs
Pascuan
Pascuanese
Pascuense
Pashons
Pashto
Pashto alphabet
Pashtoon
Pashtu
Pashtun
Pashtunist
Pashtuns
Pasiphae
Pasir Ris
Paspalum dilatatum
Paspalum distichum
Paspalum notatum

Literary usage of Pashtu

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Physical Religion: The Gifford Lectures by Friedrich Max Müller (1891)
"... THE pashtu OK AFGHANS. There were several writers of the name of Sky lax, which, considering its meaning, is rather strange. ..."

2. The Timber Trees, Timber and Fancy Woods, as Also, the Forests, of India and by Edward Balfour (1870)
"Ghat palm, ENG., Caryota urens, Linn. Ghaz, pashtu, Tamarix orientalis, ... pashtu, Tamarix orientalis, ..."

3. Afghanistan's Two-Party Communism: Parcham and Khalq by Anthony Arnold (1983)
"Nor is it at all probable: given the obscurity of Dari and pashtu as languages, such a course of study would be most unlikely in Bombay or anywhere else ..."

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