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amani

noun ama·ni \əˈmänē\

Definition of amani

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  Indian government estates or other sources of revenue not leased or farmed out — compare zamindari

  2. 2 :  Indian government lands paying rent in kind instead of in money

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Origin and Etymology of amani

Hindi & Persian amānī, from Arabic amānah security


First Known Use: 1932


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amani

noun ama·ni \ˈämənē\

Definition of amani

plural

amani

or

amanis

  1. 1 :  a gold coin of Afghanistan that was issued by Amānollāh Khān from 1919 to 1926

  2. 2 :  a unit of value equivalent to one amani

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Origin and Etymology of amani

Persian, after Amānollāh Khān †1960, amir of Afghanistan, 1919–29


First Known Use: 1927


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