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Afghani

[ af-gan-ee, -gah-nee ]
/ æfˈgæn i, -ˈgɑ ni /
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noun

afghani, a coin and monetary unit of Afghanistan, equal to 100 puls. Abbreviation: Agh.

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Origin of Afghani

First recorded in 1925–30; from Persian Afghān “Afghan” + suffix of appurtenance
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British Dictionary definitions for Afghani (1 of 2)

afghani
/ (æfˈɡɑːnɪ) /

noun

the standard monetary unit of Afghanistan, divided into 100 puli

British Dictionary definitions for Afghani (2 of 2)

Afghani
/ (æfˈɡɑːnɪ) /

noun

Jamal ad-Din al-. 1839–97, Iranian Muslim religious and political reformer; a proponent of Muslim unity, he resisted European interference in Muslim countries
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