Summary

Dari is a dialect of what many refer to as Persian, with Farsi and Tajik being other dialects in this group. Dari belongs to the Indo-European language family, in the Indo-Iranian branch. Dari is the official language of Afghanistan, and is sometimes referred to as Afghan Persian. It is one of the two official languages of Afghanistan, along with Pashto, also of the Indo-Iranian branch of the Indo-European language family.