افغان

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Pashto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian افغان(afğân), from Middle Persian 𐭠𐭡𐭢𐭠𐭭(abgân) from Sanskrit अवगाण(avagāṇa).

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Noun[edit]

افغان (afǧânm

  1. Afghan

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Persian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭠𐭡𐭢𐭠𐭭(abgân) from Sanskrit अवगाण(avagāṇa).

Noun[edit]

Dari افغان
Iranian Persian افغان
Tajik афғон(afġon)

افغان (afğân) (plural افغان‌ها(afğân-hâ))

  1. Afghan
  2. Pashtun
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Sogdian ʾβγʾn(əfγān). Compare Middle Persian ʾbxwʾn-(abxwān-, to call, cry).

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Interjection[edit]

Dari افغان
Iranian Persian افغان
Tajik афғон(afġon)

افغان (afğân)

  1. alas
  2. oh

Noun[edit]

افغان (afğân)

  1. lamentation
  2. cry
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Urdu[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian افغان(afğân).

Noun[edit]

افغان (afġānm (Hindi spelling अफ़्ग़ान)

  1. Afghan
  2. Pashtun
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