Afghanness etymology

English word Afghanness comes from English -ness, English Afghan

Detailed word origin of Afghanness

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ness English (eng) Appended to adjectives to form nouns meaning "the state of being(the adjective)", "the quality of being(the adjective)", or "the measure of being(the adjective)".. Appended to words of other parts of speech to form nouns (often nonce words or terms in philosophy) meaning the state/quality/measure of the idea represented by these words.
Afghan English (eng) A breed of dogs, the Afghan hound.. A person from Afghanistan or of Afghan descent.. A person of Pashtun ethnicity or of Pashtun descent. (UK, military slang). Pashto, a language primarily spoken by Pashtun people in Afghanistan and northwestern Pakistan. Of, from, or pertaining to Afghanistan.. Of, from, or pertaining to the Pashtun ethnic community.
Afghanness English (eng) Quality of being Afghan.

Words with the same origin as Afghanness

Descendants of -ness
awareness cleanliness craziness darkness dizziness emptiness express fondness foolishness happiness highness illness kindness nothingness readiness selfishness shyness strength talent tenderness ugliness unhappiness weakness weirdness willingness
Descendants of Afghan
Ghan afghanite