What does Afghan mean?

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ˈæf gæn, -gənAfghan

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Afghan.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. afghan(noun)

    a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl

  2. Afghan, Afghanistani(noun)

    a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan

  3. Pashto, Pashtu, Paxto, Afghani, Afghan(noun)

    an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan

  4. sheepskin coat, afghan(noun)

    a coat made of sheepskin

  5. Afghan hound, Afghan(adj)

    tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East

  6. Afghani, Afghan, Afghanistani(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people

Wiktionary

  1. Afghan(Noun)

    A person from Afghanistan or of Afghan descent.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  2. Afghan(Noun)

    A person of Pashtun ethnicity or of Pashtun descent.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  3. Afghan(Noun)

    A breed of dogs, the Afghan hound.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  4. Afghan(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  5. Afghan(Adjective)

    Of, from, or pertaining to the Pashtun ethnic community.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  6. Afghan(ProperNoun)

    Pashto, a language primarily spoken in Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  7. Afghan(ProperNoun)

    Short form for Afghanistan.

    He will be in Afghan for another six months.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  8. afghan(Noun)

    A blanket or throw, usually crocheted or knitted.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

  9. afghan(Noun)

    A type of iced chocolate biscuit, sometimes containing cornflakes and topped with a walnut, popular in Australia and New Zealand.

    Etymology: افغان via आभगन from अश्वक

Webster Dictionary

  1. Afghan(adj)

    of or pertaining to Afghanistan

  2. Afghan(noun)

    a native of Afghanistan

  3. Afghan(noun)

    a kind of worsted blanket or wrap

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Afghan in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Afghan in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Afghan in a Sentence

  1. Ashraf Ghani:

    The Taliban need to choose not to be al Qaeda, and be Afghan.

  2. Afghanistan John Bass:

    I see progress everyday here on the ground, the six months that we have been here, we have seen the Afghan army make some amazing progress.

  3. Interior Minister Joachim Herrmann:

    The attacker appears to have been a 17-year-old Afghan who has been living in Ochsenfurt for some time, he suddenly attacked passengers with a knife and an ax, critically injuring several. Some of them may now be fighting for their lives.

  4. Baljit Singh:

    When we go to India, we are known as Afghans, but when we are here, we are seen as outsiders even if we are native Afghan, we are lost between both worlds.

  5. Omar Hamid:

    The problem is where the Afghan forces have to fend for themselves, they're fine as long as they're being assisted and they're being provided air cover and things like that by Western forces. But it's when they're left to their own devices that they seem to struggle.

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