Meaning of afghani in English:


Pronunciation /afˈɡɑːni/

nounplural noun afghanis

  • The basic monetary unit of Afghanistan, equal to 100 puls.

    ‘The current exchange rate is approximately 100,000 afghanis to the dollar.’
    • ‘Along with the afghani, Kabulis use U.S. dollars and Pakistani rupees to buy groceries.’
    • ‘The afghani also fell sharply against the Pakistani rupee.’
    • ‘A call to digital and cell phone number will consume one and five afghanis per minute respectively.’
    • ‘The value of the afghani, the country's currency, is rising.’


From Pashto afghānī.