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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.

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

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Afghani (not comparable)

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

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