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English adjective: Afghan

1. Afghan of or relating to or characteristic of Afghanistan or its people


SynonymsAfghani, Afghanistani


English noun: afghan

1. afghan (artifact) a blanket knitted or crocheted in strips or squares; sometimes used as a shawl


Broader (hypernym)blanket, cover

2. Afghan (person) a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan


SynonymsAfghanistani


Broader (hypernym)Asian, Asiatic


Narrower (hyponym)Kafir, Pashtoon, Pashtun, Pathan, Pushtun


Member meronymAfghanistan, Islamic State of Afghanistan

3. Afghan (communication) an Iranian language spoken in Afghanistan and Pakistan; the official language of Afghanistan


SynonymsAfghani, Pashto, Pashtu, Paxto


Broader (hypernym)Iranian, Iranian language


Domain category membersJirga

4. afghan (artifact) a coat made of sheepskin


Synonymssheepskin coat


Broader (hypernym)coat

5. Afghan (animal) tall graceful breed of hound with a long silky coat; native to the Near East


SynonymsAfghan hound


Broader (hypernym)hound, hound dog









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