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Khan is used like mister when placed after the name of a person.



Khanum



Lady; Mrs.




Khasta



Weary; wounded; sick, infirm



Khastegar



Suitor



Khastegari



A suitor's official visitation to a prospective mate's family-usually
accompanied by his mother, sister, or khala-to propose marriage



Kho dega



Phrase meaning "so!"



Khoda hafez




Good-bye. (Farsi) Literally, Khod means God and hafez means safe, so this
construction means "God keep you safe."



Khoshteep



Handsome



Kocheh-Morgha



Chicken bazaar



Kochi



A nomad



Kofta



Meatballs




Kolcha



A kind of bread



Komak



Help



Kuni



Derogatory word for homosexual



Kursi



Electric or coal heater under a low table covered with a quilt



Laaf



Praise; boasting; self-praise; bragging




Lafz



Tone of voice



Lawla



Tulip flowers



Lochak



Small scarf



Lotfan



Please



Loya jirga



Pashto phrase meaning "great council"




Maghbool



Beautiful



Mantu



A piece of sheep's tripe sewed up and stuffed with rice and other
condiments



Mard



A man, hero; brave; bold



Mareez



Sick



Mashallah




Praise God.
Typically said when seeing someone beautiful or smart-
anything that one wants to praise.



Masjid



A house of prayer, mosque



Mast



Drunk; intoxicated



Mehmanis



Parties



Moalem



Teacher




Moftakhir



Proud



Mohtaram



Respected



Mojarad



Single young man



Moochi



Shoe repairman



Morgh



Chicken




Mozahem



Intruder



Naan



Bread; a light round cake



Nah-kam



Doomed to wallow in failure



Namaz



Prayers, those especially prescribed by law (which is repeated five times

a day)



Namoos



Reputation; fame; renown; esteem; honor; dignity




Nang



Honor; reputation; estimation



N a was a



Grandson



Nazar



Looking at; beholding; seeing; gazing upon; viewing; turning the eyes or
the mind towards; scanning (Evil eye)



Nazr



A vow to have a sheep slaughtered and the meat given to the poor



Nihari




Curry stew made with beef or lamb



Nika



Swearing ceremony of a wedding



Noor



(Arabic) Light



Pakol



A soft, round-topped Afghan men's hat



Pakora



Indian snack made of deep-fried, battered items, such as chicken, onion,
eggplant, potato, spinach, cauliflower, tomato, or chili




Parchami



A member of the Parcham faction of the communist People's Democratic
Party of Afghanistan



Pari



Fairy; angel



Pirhan-tumban



Dress and pants



Qabuli



Afghan rice dish with meat, raisins, and carrots



Qaom



Family member




Qawali



Sufi devotional music



Qiyamat



The resurrection; last day (judgment day)



Eid of Qorban



A Muslim animal sacrifice ceremony to commemorate Abraham's
willingness to sacrifice his son (Also called Eid ul-Adha)



Qurma



Gourmet; stew



Quwat




Powers; forces



Rafiqs



Comrade



Raka't



Sections of prayer



Rawsti



Anyway; after all



Roussi



Russians




Rowt



A type of sweet



Rubab



A four-stringed instrument in the form of a short- necked guitar, but
having a surface of parchment instead of wood



Sabagh



Lesson



Sabzi challow



White rice with spinach and lamb



Sahib



A friend; a courtesy title like "sir 1




Salaam



Hello



Salaam alaykum



Hello to you



Samosa



A kind of puff-a small, triangular pastry stuffed with minced meat



Saratan



Cancer



Saughat




A magnificent present made to kings or grandees, or sent by friends to
friends; a curiosity



Shahbas



Bravo!



Shalwar-kameez



Pants and dress



Seh-parcha



Fabric



Sherjangi



Battle of the poems




Shirini-khori



Engagement party



Sholeh-goshti



A kind of food



Shorawi



The former U.S.S.R.



Shorwa



Broth



Spasseba



Russian for "thank you




Tandoor



Traditional oven for bread making



Tanhaii



Alone



A thread; a wire; a glass-coated cutting line on a kite



Tashakor



Thank you



Tashweesh



Nervousness




Toophan agha



Mr. Hurricane



Wah wah



Bravo! Admirable!



Watan



Native country, home



Watani



Belonging to one's country



Yelda



The first night of winter and the longest night of the year




Zakat



Purity, purification; alms given according to Muhammadan law, by way of
purifying or securing a blessing to the rest of one's possessions



Zendagi



Life



Zendagi migzara



Life goes on


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