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This map shows the regions
of the world where Pashto is commonly spoken (red circle). The
language is in the Iranian family of languages descended from
the Indo-Iranian branch of Indo-European. It is most closely
related to Avestan, Kurdish,
Baluchi, and the extinct
language of Sogdian. It
is somewhat more distantly related to Old
Persian and Persian.
|Daniel M. Short originally created this
map and the other Indo-European language charts for his website at http://www.danshort.com/.
I reproduce these images here with the author's permission, but they are
copyrighted by Daniel Short as of 2002. These charts should not be reproduced
or reused without Mr. Short's approval. You may contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
for more information. These images are not public domain.