Nuristani

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian نورستانی(Nūristānī), from نورستان(Nūristān) + ـی(, of or pertaining to), from نور(nūr, light) + ـستان(-istān, land of).

Noun[edit]

Nuristani ‎(plural Nuristanis)

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  1. Any member of an ethnic group found mostly in the Nuristan, Laghman and Kunar provinces of Afghanistan, now generally Muslim but having once had an Indo-Iranian polytheistic religion.

Proper noun[edit]

Nuristani

  1. One of the three groups within the Indo-Iranian language family, the other two being Indo-Aryan and Iranian groups.