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 (ăf-găn′ē, -gä′nē)
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.]


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

[Pashto afghānī, Afghani; see Afghani.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Afghanistan, divided into 100 puli


(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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(æfˈgæn i, -ˈgɑ ni)
n., pl. -ghan•is, -ghan•i.
b. Pashto.
3. (l.c.) the basic monetary unit of Afghanistan.
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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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n (= person)Afghane m, → Afghanin f
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