Pashtu Directions

These are expressions used when giving or getting directions in Pashtu. Very useful when trying to find your way around or when lost.

Excuse me! (to ask someone): اجازه راکه

Can you show me?: کولای شی چه راته وښوی؟

I'm lost: زه لادرکه / ورک یم

I'm not from here: زه ددي ځای اوسیدونکی نه یم

Can I help you?: زما مرستی ته ضرورت لری؟

Can you help me?: ما سره مرسته کولای شی؟

It's near here: دلته نږیدی

It's far from here: ددي ځای نه لیری دی

Go straight: مستقیم لاړ شه

Turn left: چپ طرف ته تاو شه

Turn right: ښیۍ طرف ته تاو شه

One moment please!: هیله کوم یوه شیبه

Come with me!: راځه زماسره

How can I get to the museum? : موزیم به څنګه پیدا کړم؟

How long does it take to get there?: ځومره وخت کی به هلته ورسیږم؟

Downtown (city center): دښارمرکز

The following are words which might be used alone or in combination with other words to ask or give directions.

Near: نږدی

Far: لری

Right: ښۍ

Left: چپ

Straight: مخامخ

There: هلته

Here: دلته

To walk: په پښوباندي

To drive: په موټر باندي

To turn: ګرځیدل

Traffic light: ترافکی ایشاره

We hope you will not need to ask for directions in Pashtu. If you do need help then the above sentences are essential. Check our menu above to select another topic or click the "Next" button to view the next lesson.

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