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  • Pull afar again, for a jaw as level saw a jar of Niagara fall up.
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Definition of the adverb afar

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  1. (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
    • examples: we traveled afar | we could see the ship afar off | the Magi came from afar


Afar a.k.a. Afar Region: The Afar Regional State is one of the nine regional states of Ethiopia, and is the homeland of the Afar people. Formerly known as Region 2, its new capital as of 2007 capital is the recently constructed city of Semera, which lies on the paved Awash–Asseb highway.

  • also known as Afar Kilil, Āfar, Āfar Kilil
  • country: Ethiopia


  1. "Afar" is a musical album of The Ice Choir.
    • released on
  2. "Afar" is a musical album of Final.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  3. "Afar" is a musical album of Doumka Clarinet Ensemble.
    • released in (4 years ago)


"Afar" is a book by Harry Gilonis.

  • also known as "Afar ; Alongside"


  1. Afar a.k.a. The Afar language is an Afro-Asiatic language, belonging to the family's Cushitic branch. It is spoken by the Afar people in Djibouti, Eritrea and Ethiopia.
  2. Afar is a travel publication focused on Experiential Travel based in the United States. The company also operates a non-profit foundation providing scholarships for educational journeys for students. It was launched in 2009 by Greg Sullivan and Joseph Diaz. AFAR is headquartered in San Francisco, California and has an office in New York City. AFAR was featured on the Martha Stewart Show. It has received awards in the travel writing and journalism industry.
  3. Afar a.k.a. aldo-keto reductase family 7, member A2 (aflatoxin aldehyde reductase) is a gene.
    • also known as aflatoxin beta1 aldehyde reductase; aldoketoreductase 7; aldo-keto reductase family 7, member A2

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Google previewDictionary of Languages (1998)

The Definitive Reference to More Than 400 Languages by Andrew Dalby

Afar, one of the Lowland East CUSHITIC LANGUAGES, is spoken in the desert region of southern Eritrea, in Djibouti (once the 'French Territory of the Afars and Issas') and in neighbouring parts of Ethiopia. The speakers call themselves 'A 'far ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Eritrea (2010)

by Dan Connell, Tom Killion

composition of these subtribes illustrates the way in which “aristocrat” and “ commoner” divisions are mixed together among the Eritrean Afar: The Dahimela were descended from “commoner” clients, such as Hedarem; the Damoheita and ...

Google previewEarth's Landscape: An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features [2 volumes] (2015)

An Encyclopedia of the World's Geographic Features by Joyce A. Quinn, Susan L. Woodward

The Afar Triangle is a downfaulted block at the northern terminus of the East African Rift where it forms a triple junction with the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden rifts. The area remains tectonically and volcanically active. In its northwest apex is the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Peoples of Africa and the Middle East (2009)

by Facts On File, Incorporated

AfAr location: Danakil Desert in Eritrea and Ethiopia, and in neighboring Djibouti time period: 10th century c.e . to present ancestry: Cushitic language: Cushitic ( Afro-Asiatic) AfrIkANerS location: South Africa; Namibia; Kenya; Zimbabwe time ...

Google previewEthnic Groups of Africa and the Middle East: An Encyclopedia (2011)

An Encyclopedia by John A. Shoup III

The Afar, also referred to as Danakil, are pastoral nomads living in the harsh deserts of Dankalia in southern Eritrea, Djibouti, and adjoining lowlands of northeastern Ethiopia. The only fertile land is near the Awash River. The Afar number ...

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We are certainly getting ahead; if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar. (Sigmund Freud)
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Scrabble value of A1F4A1R1

The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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