Afar Definition

ə-fär
afars
adverb
At or to a great distance.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
nearclose
noun
A great distance.
Webster's New World
A member of a people of Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
American Heritage
The Cushitic language of the Afar.
American Heritage
pronoun
Wiktionary

The people speaking this language and residing in these regions.

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Origin of Afar

  • Middle English afer from on fer far and from of fer from afar from Old English feor far far

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • a- (“for, on, or of”) +‎ far

    From Wiktionary

  • Afar qafár

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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