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Pashto-English/English-Pashto Dictionary & Phrasebook

January 1, 2003 | Trade paperback
ISBN: 9780781809726
$20.95
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Description

The essential Pashto language resource!

Pashto, also known as Pakhto, Pakhtu, or Pushto, is one of two official languages of Afghanistan and is also spoken in the neighboring Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. It is an Indo-Iranian language spoken by over 40 million people worldwide. Pashto is written in the Arabic Naskh script, but entries in this dictionary are Romanized with phonetic pronunciation for English speakers.

This unique, two-part resource provides travelers to Afghanistan and neighboring regions with the tools they need for daily interaction. The bilingual dictionary has a concise vocabulary for everyday use, and the phrasebook allows instant communication on a variety of topics. Ideal for businesspeople, travelers, students, and aid workers, this guide includes:

  • 5,000 (Romanized) dictionary entries
  • Essential phrases on subjects such as healthcare, time, dates, transportation, money, communication services and much more
  • Practical cultural information
  • Concise grammar and pronunciation sections
  • A guide to the Pashto alphabet
  • Maps

 

About this Author

ISBN: 9780781809726
Format: Trade paperback
Series: Hippocrene Dictionary & Phrasebooks
Pages: 235
Publisher: Hippocrene Books, Inc.
Published: 2003-01-01

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