Pashto, Northernpbu

Subject areas for this language


Language Features

Alternate names
Pakhtoo, Pashtu, Passtoo, Pushto, Pusto, Afghan, Eastern Afghan Pashto, Northwestern Pakhto, Pakhtoon, Pakhtun, Paktu, Pashtoon, Sharqi, Pakhto, Yousafzai Pashto, Yusufzai Pashto
Ghilzai, Khogyani, Eastern Afghan Pashto, Ningraharian Pashto, Northeastern Pashto
Included in macrolanguage
Pushto [pus]
OpenType tag

Information from ISO 639-3 and the  Ethnologue. Only a limited amount is shown here. For more detail consult the  Ethnologue entry for Pashto, Northern.

This language is primarily used in

Other countries where this language is used



Entries for this language

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Title Subject Area
Keyboard for Windows installation Fonts & Keyboards
Keyman Desktop keyboard for Pashto, Northern Fonts & Keyboards
Lexilogos Online Keyboard Fonts & Keyboards
Using Graphite to Address Challenges in Nastaliq-style Arabic Script Sources & References


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Sources for this language

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Title Type
Arabic Letter Final/Isolated Kaf Sign academic paper
Computer locale requirements for Afghanistan academic paper
Ethnologue entry for Northern Pashto - Ethnologue web page
Glottolog entry for Northern Pashto - Glottolog/Langdoc web page
ISO 639-3 page for Northern Pashto - ISO 639-3 web page
Language-Specific Style Guides from Microsoft web page
Moving dots and Arabic script shaping: Farsi Yeh’s and Jawi Nya academic paper
MultiTree entry for Northern Pashto - MultiTree: A Digital Library of Language Relationships web page
OLAC resources for Northern Pashto - Open Language Archives Community web page
Persian, Urdu, and Pashto: A comparative orthographic analysis journal article
Proposal to encode additional Arabic-script characters academic paper
Proposal to encode the ARABIC ZWARAKAY academic paper
Shaping behavior of Burushaski characters and other Arabic additions in L2/06-149 academic paper
SIL Archive for Northern Pashto - SIL Language and Culture Archives web page


Needs related to this language

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