Pashtu Past

This is a list of verbs in the past tense in Pashtu. First let's start with the raw format before conjugating the verbs to the past form. Make sure to compare this table and the one below it.

To see: لیدل

To write: لیکل

To love: مینه کول

To give: ورکول

To play: لوبی کول

To read: لوستل، ویل

To understand: پوهیدل

To have: درلودل

To know: پوهیدل

To learn: زده کول

To think: فکرکول

To work: کارکول

To speak: خبری کول

To drive: موټرچلول

To smile: خنداکول

To find: پیداکول


These samples show how the verbs above are conjugated in the past tense in a sentence which includes all the object pronouns (I, you, she...).

I saw you: ما لیدلی وی

I wrote with a pen: ما په قلم لیکنه کړی وه

You loved apples: تاسومڼی خوښی وي

You gave money: تاسوپیسی ورکړی

You played tennis: تاسودتینیس لوبی وکړی

He read (past) a book: ده کتاب ولوستی وو

He understood me: دی په ما پوه شوی وو

She had a cat: دي پیشو درلوده

She knew my friend: دي زماملګری پیژانده

We wanted to learn: موږغوښتل چه زده یی کړو

We thought Spanish is easy: موږفکرکاوه چه هسپانوی به اسانه وي

You (plural) worked here: تاسو دلته کاری کړی دی

You (plural) spoke French: تاسو په فرانسوی خبری کړی وی

They drove a car: هغوی موټرچلولی دی

They smiled: دوی خندلی وو

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