AskDefine | Define afghans

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English

Noun

afghans
  1. Plural of afghan

French

Adjective

m|p
  1. Form of masculine plural, afghan

Extensive Definition

In a political sense, the term Afghān refers to the citizens of Afghanistan. From an ethnological point of view, Afghān is the term by which Pashtuns are designated by Persian-speakers. Additionally, Pashto, the language of the Pashtuns, is known as Afghān language.
The term Afghan may also refer to:
For etymology of Afghan/Afghanistan, see Origins of the name Afghan.

References

afghans in Spanish: Afgano
afghans in Persian: افغان
afghans in French: Afghan
afghans in Portuguese: Afegão
afghans in Swedish: Afghaner
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