See also: Afghan

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈæfˌɡæn/, /ˈæfɡən/
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  • Rhymes: -æn

NounEdit

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.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. (relational) of Afghanistan; Afghan

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

afghan m (definite singular afghanen, indefinite plural afghanar, definite plural afghanane)

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of afghanar

SwedishEdit

 
afghan (2)

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

afghan c

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

DeclensionEdit

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

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