Southern Pashto

Southern Pashto (Pashto: جنوبي/سهيلي پښتو) comprises the South Western (Pashto: سهيل لوېديزه پښتو) and South Eastern (سهيل ختيځه پښتو) dialects.[2]

Southern Pashto
South Western Pashto, South Eastern Pashto
Native toAfghanistan
EthnicityPashtuns (Pax̌tūn)
Native speakers
16,893,700 (2017)[1]
Arabic (Pashto alphabet)
Official status
Regulated byAcademy of Sciences of Afghanistan
Language codes
ISO 639-3pbt