Afghan


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Afghan

, Afghani
1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Afghanistan
2. another name for Pashto (the language)
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It was Mulcahy who scrambled up tooth and nail and hurled down among the bayonets the amazed Afghan who barred his way.
They should have sung it in the face of England, not of the Afghans, whom it impressed as much as did the wild Irish yell.
The last of a hurrying crowd of Afghans turned at the noise of shod feet behind him, and shifted his knife ready to hand.
Here's music for her pianee, An afghan for her toes,
"Colonel Sahib," said he, "that man is no Afghan, for they weep Ai!
He grunted rebelliously: "I can understand an Afghan stealing, because he's built that way.
'And I think.' said the Flower scornfully an hour later, one rounded elbow on the snoring carcass, 'that he is no more than a pig of an Afghan horse-dealer, with no thought except women and horses.
I abide here, following the Flower and drinking wine as an Afghan coper should.'
The hill-folk up there murdered the rebels who had me, and I became their slave for a time until I escaped; but instead of going south I had to go north, until I found myself among the Afghans. There I wandered about for many a year, and at last came back to the Punjaub, where I lived mostly among the natives and picked up a living by the conjuring tricks that I had learned.
I think a Constitution is just a piece of paper to be thrown in the dustbin.' The ongoing negotiations between the United States, Pakistan and the 'Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan' (Afghan Taliban) make it apparent that the incumbent Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan (Afghan State) is headed into the dustbin.
ISLAMABAD -- Adviser to Afghan President on National Security Sarwar Ahmad Zai said relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan are on a positive trajectory.
ISLAMABAD -- Adviser to Afghan President on National Security Sarwar Ahmad Zai has said relations between Pakistan and Afghanistan are on positive trajectory.