This is a proposed alphabet that is meant to be used for writing of Pashto. It is now in a very early stage of development, so some changes may occur to it in the future as the creator see fit. For any questions please use the email link below.

Pəŝto ltn alifbe/پښتو لاتين الفبې‎
The Pashto Latin alphabet

Devised by: Michael Fustumum (michaelpeterfustumum(at)gmail.com)

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Latin letter

Arabic letter

IPA

1

A a

اَ [a]
2 آ

[ɑ]

3

Ə ə اٙ [ə]

4

B b

ب

[b]

5

C c څ‎ [t͡s]/[s]
6

Č č

چ

[t͡ʃ]

7

D d

د ,ض

[d̪]

8

Ḍ ḍ ډ‎ [ɖ]

9

E e

ې

[e]

10

F f

ف

[f]/[p]

11

G g

ګ

[g]

12

Ǧ ǧ

غ

[ɣ]

13

H h

ھ ,ح

[h]

14

I i

اِ [i]

15

ى

[i]

16

J j

ځ

[d͡z]/[z]

17 J̌ ǰ ج [d͡ʒ]

18

K k

ک

[k]

19

L l

ل

[l]

20

M m

م

[m]

21

N n

ن

[n]

22

Ṇ ṇ ڼ‎ [ɳ]
23

O o

و‎

[o]

24

P p

پ

[p]

25

Q q

ق

[q]/[k]

26

R r

ر

[r]

27

Ṛ ṛ ړ‎ [ɻ]

28

S s

س, ث, ص

[s]

29

Š š

ش

[ʃ]

30 Ŝ ŝ ښ‎ [ʂ](S)/[](C)/[x](N)
31

T t

ت, ط

[t̪]

32 Ṭ ṭ ټ‎ [ʈ]
33

U u

اُ

[u]

34 و

[u]

35

W w

و

[w]

36

X x

خ

[x]

37

Y y

ي

[j]

38

Z z

ز, ذ, ض, ظ

[z]

39

Ž ž

ژ

[ʒ]

40 Ẑ ẑ ږ‎ [ʐ](S)/[ʝ](C)/[ɡ](N)
41 ʔ ʔ ع, ا [ʔ]

Text example
First article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Də bašar ṭol afrd zd naṛəy t rj au də xaysiyat au xuqqo l palw sar barbar d. Ṭol də ʔaqəl au wijdn xwandn d au yo l bal sar də warorəy p rhiye sar byad čaland kəṛ.

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