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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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BADIN -- Awami Tehreek staged protest against severe water shortage in the province, price hike, settlement of Afghanis in province and violence over women and children in the province.
A protest demonstration was recorded by the activists of the Jeay Sindh Qaumi Mahaz (JSQM) against the settlement of Afghanis in Sindh on Monday.
However, our country is also hosting more than 1.4 million Afghanis according to the data of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) of 2018.
The report Thursday said that the government has also stopped issuing visa to Afghanis living in Pakistan, now they have to take visa from Pak embassies.
JALALABAD -- Construction work on several key projects has been launched in eastern Nangarhar and southern Kandahar provinces at a total cost of 22.5 million afghanis, officials said Wednesday.
Haji Sarwar Khan, a teller at Kabul Saray Shazada money exchange market says, "Dealings in foreign currencies such as Pakistani rupees and US dollars have decreased and this is the result of the combined effort of both people and the government." In his opinion, Afghans know that they should do business in Afghanis to safeguard their national identity.
For this, he scrapes together a monthly wage of 11,000 Afghanis, or one-tenth the national average, on which he sustains himself as well as his animals.
According to DRI, all 10 Afghanis have been booked under Section 110 of the Customs Act, 1962 and Section 104 of the act.
ERZyNCAN (CyHAN)- Endless war, economic difficulties, destitution, poor living standards have forcing many Afghanis to leave their countries.
The Bulgarian soldiers gave sacrificial animals and large quantities of drinking water to local Afghanis from six settlements in the area on the eve of the great Muslim holy month of Ramadan in recognition of the traditions, religion and ancient culture of Afghanis.
RAWALPINDI, November 12, 2009 (Balochistan Times): 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.
Afghanis were introduced after the Soviet Union left the country in 1989 and continued to be used under the Taliban.

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