What does Pashtun mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Pathan, Pashtun, Pushtun, Pashtoonnoun

    a member of the mountain people living in the eastern regions of Afghanistan

    "Pathans are the predominant ethnic group in Afghanistan"

  2. Pathan, Pashtunnoun

    an ethnic minority speaking Pashto and living in northwestern Pakistan and southeastern Afghanistan


  1. Pashtunnoun

    A Pashtun person: a member of the Pashtun ethnic group, or of a Pashtun tribe.

    Etymology: From پښتون

  2. Pashtunnoun

    A Pashto-speaking person.

    Etymology: From پښتون

  3. Pashtunadjective

    Of or relating to the Pashtuns (a segmentary-lineage ethnic group currently numbering some 50 million people, which is the largest ethnic group in Afghanistan and the second largest in Pakistan), or to their culture.

    Etymology: From پښتون

  4. Pashtunnoun

    Pashto: the language of the Pashtun ethnic group.

    Etymology: From پښتون

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pashtun in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pashtun in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Pashtun in a Sentence

  1. Ahmad Jawad:

    I have no interest and don't know anything about cricket, it's a Pashtun game with Pashtun players, so let them enjoy their game.

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    openly distrustful and unwilling to confide
    • A. aligned
    • B. sought
    • C. tight
    • D. suspicious

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