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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.]


(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


(æfˈgæn i, -ˈgɑ ni)
n., pl. -ghan•is, -ghan•i.
b. Pashto.
3. (l.c.) the basic monetary unit of Afghanistan.
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


n (= person)Afghane m, → Afghanin f
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Afghanis were introduced after the Soviet Union left the country in 1989 and continued to be used under the Taliban.
While granting the retrial, Justice Neil Butterfield questioned why the Afghanis had so many Legal Aid-funded lawyers, with some 27 lawyers apparently present during the first trial.
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PESHAWAR, November 11, 2009 (Balochistan Times ): Capital City Police (CCP) claimed to have arrested several peoples including thirty-six Afghanis involved in criminal activities and recovered weapons from their possession during search operation from Peshawar on Wednesday.
taxpayer--through the CIA and Agency for International Development--also helped underwrite an "educational program" created by the University of Nebraska that "consisted of blatant Islamist propaganda, including creation of children's textbooks in which young Afghanis were taught to count by enumerating dead Russian soldiers and adding up Kalashnikov rifles, all of it imbued with Islamic fundamentalist rhetoric," recounts Dreyfuss.
The Ministry of Commerce and Industries said 10,000 tonnes of liquefied gas was imported after the commodity's rate climbed to 120 afs a kilo from 65 afghanis last week.
The locals said that most of Afghanis are criminals and they are involved in drug trafficking.
PESHAWAR, November 07, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Five hundred arrested Afghanis including fifteen Ulema have been deported from Pakistan and handed over to concerned security officials.
Officially, students have to pay 250 afghanis for getting their certificates but they alleged that each of them had to pay as much as 2,000 afghanis.
RAWALPINDI, November 12, 2009 (Frontier Star): One hundred and seventy-four people including fifteen Afghanis have been arrested during search operation under the supervision of SSP operation Yaseen Farooq here on Thursday.
The price of seven kilograms of wheat was 130 afghanis to 150 afghanis last year but the same now ranges between 160 to 220 afghanis.

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