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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.]
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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Af•ghan•i(æfˈgæn i, -ˈgɑ ni)
n., pl. -ghan•is, -ghan•i.
3. (l.c.) the basic monetary unit of Afghanistan.
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|Noun||1.||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|
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 people|
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