Afghani meaning

ăf-gănē, -gänē
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Of or relating to Afghanistan; Afghan.
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A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghan.
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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.
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The currency unit of Afghanistan, comprised of 100 puls.
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The basic monetary unit of Afghanistan.
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A monetary currency being used in Afghanistan, divided into 100 pul.
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(usually lowercase) A monetary currency used in Afghanistan, divided into 100 pul. See afghani.
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Of or relating to Afghanistan, its people, or its language.
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A person of Afghani ancestry.
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Origin of afghani

  • Pashto afghānī from afghān Afghan

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

  • Pashto afghānī Afghani Afghani

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