Nuristani

See also: nuristani

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EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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