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Forum: Hujra - حجره 04-07-2015, 12:40 PM
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Posted By pashtanajan
Or the retroflexive consonants could just be a...

Or the retroflexive consonants could just be a preservation of the retroflexive consonants used by Proto-Indo-Europeans, which is a rather likely theory as well, since many Scandinavian languages...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 04-07-2015, 12:30 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 6,222
Posted By pashtanajan
Yes, that is also a possibility. However,...

Yes, that is also a possibility. However, according to some scholars it is not entirely clear if the "sh' dialect predates the "kh" dialect. It could very well be the case that the "kh" dialect is...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 04-07-2015, 04:35 AM
Replies: 34
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Posted By pashtanajan
They were neither. The translation isn't...

They were neither. The translation isn't accurate. The Paktyan and the Parsu are both mentioned as Aryan groups who fought together with other Aryan tribes in the Rig Veda. The Paktyans are Pashtuns...
Forum: Hujra - حجره 04-07-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 64
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Posted By pashtanajan
Well of course it's a cline, which can be proved...

Well of course it's a cline, which can be proved by a PCA plot I posted in a thread earlier. Afghan Pashtuns are more western shifted and have Tajiks, Balochis, Brahuis and Kalash as their closest...
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 04-07-2015, 04:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,687
Posted By pashtanajan
If Pakistan's census is language based on not...

If Pakistan's census is language based on not based on ethnicity, then wouldn't many Pakistanis who aren't of Pashtun descent but speak Pashto as a first language be counted as Pashtuns? I came...
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 04-07-2015, 04:02 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,223
Posted By pashtanajan
tripledouble I was speaking from an...

tripledouble

I was speaking from an objective stance, which you clearly didn't understand. Pakistanis see poor Afghan refugees as a burden on their system, but they don't mind the rich ones. Rich...
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 04-07-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,223
Posted By pashtanajan
There are Afghan millionaires you now. They are...

There are Afghan millionaires you now. They are usually warlords or politicians and have stolen money meant for donations for refugees, or through other illicit activities. Here's an article about...
Forum: Hujra - حجره 04-06-2015, 12:37 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,904
Posted By pashtanajan
Afghanistan is simultaneously considered a...

Afghanistan is simultaneously considered a Central Asian, Middle Eastern, and South Asian country depending on the context. Though, genetically and culturally, we're a south-central Asian country...
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 04-05-2015, 04:13 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,223
Posted By pashtanajan
It's not that Iran hates Pashtuns or Afghans....

It's not that Iran hates Pashtuns or Afghans. Most Iranians don't even know what Pashto or Pashtun is. In fact many Iranians that live in Iran whom I have connected with over the internet are amazed...
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 04-05-2015, 03:46 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,598
Posted By pashtanajan
lol I'm not an ethnocentric but I think shooting...

lol I'm not an ethnocentric but I think shooting someone in the head inflicts less pain on them than beating them to death, riding a car over them, drowning them, and then setting them on fire. haha...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 04-05-2015, 03:39 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By pashtanajan
I think a lot of the urban Pashtun population in...

I think a lot of the urban Pashtun population in Pakistan may be descendants of Hamasayas. I do know that Pashtuns from more tribal areas most likely have Pashtun ancestry, especially Pashtuns from...
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 04-05-2015, 03:33 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,687
Posted By pashtanajan
Just curious. But what do these people write on...

Just curious. But what do these people write on their passports etc. in terms of ethnicity? Are they counted as Pashtun in the census? I'm asking because I want to know how the census system in...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 04-05-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By pashtanajan
Smarty Interesting. Do Pashtuns in Pakistan...

Smarty

Interesting. Do Pashtuns in Pakistan know which families are "hamsayas" and which are not?
Forum: Pashto Language - پښتو ژبه 04-05-2015, 01:08 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,908
Posted By pashtanajan
Arabic writing without harakat is hard. You have...

Arabic writing without harakat is hard. You have to memorize the words to know what you're reading. Roman writing is easier since you can phonetically pronounce the words with more ease. I imagine...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 04-05-2015, 12:20 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By pashtanajan
Hmm. I'm not sure what kind of samples were...

Hmm.

I'm not sure what kind of samples were used in the PCA plot you posted or how it generated those results. Tajiks are not homogenous, so the Tajiks used in that study could have been very...
Forum: Pashtun Culture - د پښتنو دود 03-20-2015, 01:14 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 73,202
Posted By pashtanajan
No. I'm not against you. From what I've seen, you...

No. I'm not against you. From what I've seen, you don't hold delusional views of the Pakistani government. I don't oppose Pakistanis. I only oppose the views of those who support their government...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 03-19-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,514
Posted By pashtanajan
I've known some Turkic people who claim that...

I've known some Turkic people who claim that Mirwais had some Turkish ancestry. Most likely, his ancestry is a mix of predominantly Iranic with some Turkish. I'm sure many present day Pashtuns have...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 03-19-2015, 08:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,514
Posted By pashtanajan
Interesting. Thanks for the suggestion. I'll be...

Interesting. Thanks for the suggestion. I'll be sure to read it :)
Forum: Pashtun Culture - د پښتنو دود 03-19-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 73,202
Posted By pashtanajan
You'll have to go on anthrogenica and do some...

You'll have to go on anthrogenica and do some searches there. It's a forum dedicated to genetic testing. There are handful of Pashtun users there and Kalash/Nuristani populations tend to come up as...
Forum: Pashtun Culture - د پښتنو دود 03-19-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 73,202
Posted By pashtanajan
Actually they are. Pashtuns mostly match up with...

Actually they are. Pashtuns mostly match up with Kalash/Baloch/Tajiks. The Nuristani/Kalash are said to speak an Indo-Aryan language by some and Dardic by others (though extensive work has not been...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 03-19-2015, 06:53 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,514
Posted By pashtanajan
The Ghilzai were most likely once Turks. They are...

The Ghilzai were most likely once Turks. They are an Iranic-Turkic hybrid. Many groups amalgamated into the Pashtun ethnicity. I know that my mother's side most likely has some Kalash/Nuristani...
Forum: Pashtun Culture - د پښتنو دود 03-16-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 1,271
Views: 73,202
Posted By pashtanajan
I have some non-Pashtun ancestry. My grandmother...

I have some non-Pashtun ancestry. My grandmother is half Nuristani and half Pashtun, for example. My great grandfather was half Panjsheri. I have some cousins that are half Tajik/Pashtun,...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 03-16-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,514
Posted By pashtanajan
I actually think that some Pashtuns in Northern...

I actually think that some Pashtuns in Northern Afghanistan such as Kunduz could have some Tajik ancestry. For example, celebrating Nowruz is done in family that hails from Northern Afghanistan with...
Forum: Pashtun History - د پښتنو تاريخ 03-16-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 5,367
Posted By pashtanajan
I know a Panjsheri Tajik who often clusters with...

I know a Panjsheri Tajik who often clusters with a Pashtun from Kunar, Afghanistan. I think some Tajiks from areas like Panjshir or Parwan etc. cluster more with Afghan Pashtuns than other Tajiks....
Forum: Political Talk - سياسي خبرې 03-16-2015, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,237
Posted By pashtanajan
No, I am Afghan and if you choose to be...

No, I am Afghan and if you choose to be Pakistani, then so be it, but please don't decide my nationality and ethnicity for me. Have a good day. :)

Following your logic, why not be a big country...
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