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See also: afghani
Afghani (plural Afghanis)
- A citizen or native of Afghanistan. From an Afghan point of view this name is wrongly being used for Afghans. After the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan millions of Afghans took refuge in neighboring Pakistan and Iran. The Pakistanis and the international aid agencies coined this word to speak of Pakistanis versus the Afghans.
- (usually lowercase) A monetary currency used in Afghanistan, divided into 100 pul. See afghani.
citizen or native of Afghanistan — see Afghan
money — see afghani
Afghani (not comparable)
- Of or relating to Afghanistan, its people, or its language.
relating to Afghanistan — see Afghan