afghan

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See also: Afghan

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

afghan (plural afghans)

  1. A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.
  2. (Australia, New Zealand) A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

afghan (feminine singular afghane, masculine plural afghans, feminine plural afghanes)

  1. Afghan (pertaining to Afghanistan)

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Persian افغان(afğân, Afghan) via Prakrit, from Sanskrit अवगाण (avagāṇa, Afghan).

Noun[edit]

afghan c

  1. Afghan; person, chiefly male, from Afghanistan
  2. Synonym of afghanhund (Afghan Hound).

Declension[edit]

Declension of afghan 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative afghan afghanen afghaner afghanerna
Genitive afghans afghanens afghaners afghanernas

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