A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF PASHTO AND ENGLISH CONSONANTS

ABSTRACT

The present study is concerned with the comparison of Pashto consonant sounds with English consonant sounds. The study aims to look into both similar and different consonants in both the languages under investigation. It specifically focuses those consonant sounds which are not found in the other language. The study proves that some of the Pashto consonant sounds are not found in Standard Variety of English. While some of the Pashto consonants have the same manner of articulation but different place of articulation. On the other hand, some of the English consonants are not found in Pashto language. While some of the English consonant sounds have the same manner of articulation but different place of articulation in Pashto.

Dr. Mohammad Iqbal, Dr. Ghani Rahman