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Afghan

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Etymology

From Sanskrit अस्वक (a-svaka), horseman; horse people; horse breeders; land of horses).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
Afghan

Plural
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  1. A person from Afghanistan or of Afghan descent.
  2. A person of Pashtun ethnicity or of Pashtun descent.
  3. A breed of dogs, the Afghan hound.

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Proper noun

Singular
Afghan

Plural
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Afghan

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

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Synonyms

Adjective

Afghan (not comparable)

Positive
Afghan

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.
  2. Of, from, or pertaining to the Pashtun ethnic community.

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