Pashto Plural

Welcome to the fourth Pashto lesson about the plural. This time we will learn about the singular form and what it looks like in the plural, followed by grammar rules, finally a list of emergency phrases.

book
book
كتاب
books
books
کتابونه
car
car
موټر
cars
cars
موټرونه
tree
tree
ونه
trees
trees
ونې
flower
flower
ګل
flowers
flowers
ګلان

Plural Grammar Rules

The plural is the form which refers to more than one object or person. For example: I speak two languages the plural here is [languages] because it refers to more than one [language]. The examples below use plurals in different ways and places to demonstrate how they look wehn converted from their singular form.

Grammar + Rules
Pashto
I speak one language
[singular form]
زه په یوه ژبه خبرې کوم
we speak three languages
[plural noun]
مونږ په درې ژبو خبرې کوو
he visits many countries
[adverb + plural noun]
هغه ډېرو هېوادونو ته سفرونه کوي
they are happy now
[plural pronoun]
هغوي اوس خوښ دي
she has five red shoes
[adjective + plural noun]
هغه پنځه دانې سره بوټان لري
I want a sandwich without onions
[preposition + plural noun]
زه له پیازو پرته سندویچ غواړم

The following is a list of examples showing both the singular and plural form. This demonstrates how the plural is used with humans, objects and animals.

woman
woman
ښځه
women
women
ښځې
man
man
سړی
men
men
سړي
house
house
کور
houses
houses
کورونه
cup
country
پیاله
cups
countries
پیالې
cow
cow
غوا
cows
cows
غواوی
horse
horse
آس
horses
horses
آسونه

Emergency Phrases

Now it's time to practice your Pashto by looking at these phrases which are related to emergencies. Be prepared when traveling abroad, just in case you need help or by offering help to someone else. I recommend writing these expressions down on a notebook before traveling.

English
Pashto
Help
مرسته
Call the ambulance
امبولانس راوغواړه
I need a doctor
زه یو ډاکتر ته اړتیا لرم
Where is the closest pharmacy?
تر ټولو نږدې درملتون چېرته دی؟
Are you okay?
آیا ته ښه یې؟
I am sick
زه ناروغ یم
Call the police
پولیس راوغواړه

Did you enjoy this lesson about the plural in Pashto? I hope so, if you have any problem with this lesson contact me with questions you have here. You can now check the next lesson below.

Pashto Nouns   Pashto Nouns

Pashto Gender   Pashto Gender



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