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Arek

Arek
 
Among the ancient words the words Arya, Aryana Veja and Arya Warsha, whose roots are present and used in Pashto, are in use today.[i] From this we see that the language has closeness to the original Aryan language, which according to Gustave Le Bon, was named Arek. Just as Sanskrit and Zend were derived from this original language in India and Old Persian in Persia, Pashto also takes its roots from Arek directly and it is spoken in the valleys of southern Hindu Kush mountains as far as the Indus River and in Seistan. According to Trumpp and Darmisterer it serves as the link between the languages spoken in India and Persia. It has closeness in words and grammatical structure to both Sanskrit and Avesta.
 
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