Afar meaning

ə-fär
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A long distance.

Tales from afar.

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The Cushitic language of the Afar.
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At or to a great distance.
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A member of a people of Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
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A great distance.
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At, to, or from a great distance; far away.

He was seen from afar.

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The people speaking this language and residing in these regions.
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A region in Ethiopia.
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From, at, or to a great distance.

Saw it afar off; traveled afar.

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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

  • Afar qafár

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

  • a- (“for, on, or of”) +‎ far

    From Wiktionary