Afghani Definition

ăf-gănē, -gänē
afghanis
adjective
Of or relating to Afghanistan; Afghan.
American Heritage
Of or relating to Afghanistan, its people, or its language.
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
noun
A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghan.
American Heritage
The basic monetary unit of Afghanistan.
Webster's New World
A person of Afghani ancestry.
American Heritage

A monetary currency being used in Afghanistan, divided into 100 pul.

Wiktionary

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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other
The currency unit of Afghanistan, comprised of 100 puls.
Webster's New World Finance

Other Word Forms of Afghani

Noun

Singular:
Afghani
Plural:
afghanis

Origin of Afghani

  • Pashto afghānī from afghān Afghan

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

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