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Af·ghan·i

 (ăf-găn′ē, -gä′nē)
adj.
Of or relating to Afghanistan; Afghan.
n. pl. Af·ghan·is
1. A native or inhabitant of Afghanistan; an Afghan.
2. A person of Afghani ancestry.

[Pashto afghānī, from afghān, Afghan.]

af·ghan·i

 (ăf-găn′ē, -gä′nē)
n. pl. af·ghan·is
See Table at currency.

[Pashto afghānī, Afghani; see Afghani.]
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afghani

(æfˈɡɑːnɪ)
n
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Afghanistan, divided into 100 puli

Afghani

(æfˈɡɑːnɪ)
n
(Biography) Jamal ad-Din al-. 1839–97, Iranian Muslim religious and political reformer; a proponent of Muslim unity, he resisted European interference in Muslim countries
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Af•ghan•i

(æfˈgæn i, -ˈgɑ ni)
n., pl. -ghan•is, -ghan•i.
2.
b. Pashto.
3. (l.c.) the basic monetary unit of Afghanistan.
[1925–30]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.afghani - the basic unit of money in Afghanistan
Afghan monetary unit - monetary unit in the Islamic State of Afghanistan
pul - 100 puls equal 1 afghani in Afghanistan
2.Afghani - an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan
Iranian language, Iranian - the modern Persian language spoken in Iran
Jirga - a Pashto term for a decision making assembly of male elders; "most criminal cases are handled by a tribal Jirga rather than by laws or police"
Adj.1.Afghani - of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its peopleAfghani - of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people
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Translations
Afghani

Afghani

n (= person)Afghane m, → Afghanin f
adjafghanisch
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Taking charge of the force, Defense Minister Tariq Shah Bahrami said reforms, including a rise of up to 5,000 Afghan afghanis ($75) in salary, were being considered.
Major Abdul Kareem Al-Zahrani said the woman was found to be in possession of huge amounts of money in different currencies, including 2,500 US dollars, 50,000 Iranian rials, 166 Saudi riyals and 60 Egyptian pounds, apart from Afghan afghanis and two cellphone sets.
So, for the foreseeable future, Turkish lira, Armenian drams, Pakistani rupees, Iraqi dinars and Afghan Afghanis will continue to flow into Iran's treasury in return for reliable supplies of electricity, Oilprice added.