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, Afghani
1. a native, citizen, or inhabitant of Afghanistan
2. another name for Pashto (the language)



the monetary unit of Afghanistan, introduced in 1926, replacing the Kabul rupee. The afghani is divided into 100 puls. On the exchange of the Gosbank (State Bank) of the USSR, 100 afghanis were equal to 2 rubles, 1 kopek (April 1970).

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Government officials shop with Afghanis, but most people change Afghanis into Pakistani rupees (kaldar), which is insulting the Afghani," he says.
Twenty five Afghani women attend to copper crafting course in Public Education Center of Erzincan governorship.
He immigrated with the last wave of Afghani Jews, from 1975 to 1982, at the age of 17.
Afghani is described by Middle East analyst Robert Dreyfuss in his book Devil's Game as "founder of Pan-Islam [and] the great-great grandfather of Osama bin Laden.
KRCS in offering humanitarian relief and aid to the Afghani people.
Officially, students have to pay 250 afghanis for getting their certificates but they alleged that each of them had to pay as much as 2,000 afghanis.
The locals said that most of Afghanis are criminals and they are involved in drug trafficking.
The price of seven kilograms of wheat was 130 afghanis to 150 afghanis last year but the same now ranges between 160 to 220 afghanis.
RAWALPINDI, November 12, 2009 (Frontier Star): One hundred and seventy-four people including fifteen Afghanis have been arrested during search operation under the supervision of SSP operation Yaseen Farooq here on Thursday.
He said one kilogram gas was being sold in open market at the rate of 70 afghanis to 75 afghanis while his ministry sold the same amount at 55 afghanis.
PESHAWAR, November 11, 2009 (Frontier Star): Capital City Police (CCP) claimed to have arrested several peoples including thirty-six Afghanis involved in criminal activities and recovered weapons from their possession during search operation from Peshawar on Wednesday.
In 2014, the ministry faced with 21 billion afghanis budget shortfall, Finance Ministry Spokesman Abdul Qadir Jilani told Pajhwok Afghan News.

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