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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


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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