A citizen or native of Afghanistan. From an Afghan point of view this name is wrongly being used for Afghans. After the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan millions of Afghans took refuge in neighboring Pakistan and Iran. The Pakistanis and the international aid agencies coined this word to speak of Pakistanis versus the Afghans.
Other Word Forms of Afghani
Origin of Afghani
Pashto afghānī from afghān Afghan
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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