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Raverty, H. G.: A Dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pus'hto or Languages of the Afghans: with Remarks on the Originality of the Language and Its Affinity to the Semitic and Other Oriental Tongues
Author: Raverty, H. G.
Title: A Dictionary of the Puk'hto, Pus'hto or Languages of the Afghans: with Remarks on the Originality of the Language and Its Affinity to the Semitic and Other Oriental Tongues
Year: 1987
Publisher: Asian Educational Services
Place of publication: New Delhi, India
ISBN: 8120602862
Remark: A Pushto-English dictionary, with Pushto entries transliterated and word classes given. Provides definitions entirely in English. Outlines information on pronunciation and usage for both Eastern and Western dialects. Includes levels of usage with illustrative phrases. Cites origins of all words which are not "pure Pushto words." Includes morphological information for nouns and forms for various tenses of verbs. Introductory remarks discuss the origins of the Pashtuns and Pushto language arguing for Pact's relationship to Semitic and Iranian dialects. Includes twenty-four final pages of words and phrases which were added after the main body of text was printed. Accompanies the textbook entitled Gulshan-i-roh. Accompanying grammar is also available, which includes an introduction to Pushto orthography and sounds, discussion of form classes and syntax, and illustrative examples taken from literary texts. Available From Asian Educational Services, C-2/15, SDA, New Delhi, India 110 016



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