afghan vs afghani :

afghan or afghani

The citizens of Afghanistan are Afghans. Similarly, it’s Afghan food, Afghan politics, and Afghan afghans. The only time to use “Afghani” is in reference to the unit of Afghan currency by that name. Afghans spend Afghanis.

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Definitions

  • n  a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl
  • n  a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan
  • n  an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan
  • n  a coat made of sheepskin
  • n  tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people

  • n  the basic unit of money in Afghanistan
  • n  an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan
  • a  of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people
News & Articles


  • Afghani kids coming to Coeur d'Alene for medical treatment
    COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho - Five children from Afghanistan are arriving at Spokane Airport Friday night for specialized medical treatment this summer from a team of doctors in Coeur D’Alene. The children are being flown in from Kabul, Afghanistan.  All of them have debilitating conditions, ranging from congenital birth defects to war wounds. The kids will get treatment they cannot obtain in their ...
    June 22, 2013 - KREM.com Spokane
  • Dining review: Kabob House gives Boise a taste of eclectic Afghani cuisine
    Faraidon Osmani has traveled great distances to bring his Afghan cuisine to Boise. As a young adult, he left Kabul, Afghanistan, and headed to medical school in Russia, where he became a general physician. But the food from his childhood was never far from his mind.
    June 20, 2013 - The Idaho Statesman
  • Senate approves bill named for Lt. Col. Todd Clark
    Legislation named for a Capitol Region soldier killed last week in Afghanistan is one step closer to becoming law. The Senate Thursday afternoon unanimously approved the Lt. Col. Todd Clark Flag Presentment Bill.
    June 20, 2013 - WNYT Albany