पठान

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Ashokan Prakrit *𑀧𑀝𑁆𑀞𑀸𑀦 (*paṭṭhāna), borrowed from Iranian. Compare Punjabi ਪਠਾਣ (paṭhāṇ), Gujarati પઠાણ (paṭhāṇ), Marathi पठाण (paṭhāṇ), Bengali পাঠান (paṭhan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pə.ʈʰɑːn/, [pə.ʈʰä̃ːn̪]

Noun[edit]

पठान (paṭhānm or f

  1. Pashtun, Pathan

Declension[edit]

NOTE: This term is declined masculine or feminine according to the gender of the referent.

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