There are 2 definitions of Kafir in English:

Kafir

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Pronunciation: /ˈkafə
 
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noun

  • A member of a people of the Hindu Kush mountains of NE Afghanistan.
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    • Abdur Rahman extended his authority over the whole country by overcoming resistance from his fellow tribesmen and defeating the Ghilzay Pashtuns, the Hazaras, and the Kafirs (Nuristanis).
    • Three language groups have been traditionally included in the Dardic sub-family, namely, Kafir group, Khowar-group, and the Dard - group.
    • The Dardic and "Kafir" peoples of Afghanistan are concluded to have a close kinship with the peoples of northern Hindustan.

Derivatives

Kafiri

adjective & noun
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  • Three language groups are included in the Dardic family: the Kafiri Group, the Khowar Group, and the Dard Group.
  • The former Kafiristan Kafiri were renamed Nuristani.

Origin

from Arabic kāfir (see Kaffir).

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There are 2 definitions of Kafir in English:

kafir

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Pronunciation: /ˈkafɪə
 
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noun

  • A person who is not a Muslim (used chiefly by Muslims): according to the Koran, the kafir is characterized by his worldliness
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    • Thus was born Pakistan, whose sole purpose was to create an Islamic nation that would drive out kafirs and follow the Shariat path.
    • Some scholars have even declared the Shi'ahs to be kafirs.
    • There is, most prominently, the old millennial struggle between Islam and the kafirs.

Origin

from Arabic kāfir 'infidel, unbeliever'. Compare with Kaffir.

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