Afghani

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

Afghani ‎(plural Afghanis)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of afghani ‎(Afghanistan's unit of currency)
    • 1990, Central Asia, issues 26-27, page 137:
      A nan (bread) costs 25 Afghanis : a kilogram of beef 800 Afghanis and mutton of the same weight for 1200 Afghanis; []
  2. (uncommon) An Afghan; a native, inhabitant or national of Afghanistan.
    • 2003, Jean-Michel Monod, quoted in Intercultural Management (ISBN 0749435828), page 182:
      This is not the way Afghanis conduct business. For the Afghans, time is not of the essence.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The usual term for a person from Afghanistan is Afghan; Afghani is uncommon and deprecated by some style guides.[1]

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Adjective[edit]

Afghani ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to Afghanistan, its people, or its language.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ WSU style guide