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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 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 ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aging (2006)

Fourth Edition by Linda S. Noelker, PhD, Kenneth Rockwood, MD, FRCPC, Richard L. Sprott, Ph.D.

The American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) is a not-for-profit organization that supports research and research training with the goal of enhancing healthy aging through improved knowledge of the basic mechanisms of biological ...

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Small photo of White red big fluffy cat sitting on green grass and looking afar carefullySmall photo of Beautiful red haired girl in green medieval dress in a hood holding a sand glass and looking afar.Fairy tale story about brave heart woman.Warm art workSmall photo of Salt Lake Karum aka Lake Assale or Asale at sunset , Danakil Afar, EthiopiaSmall photo of Beautiful red haired girl in green medieval dress is going to shoot with arrows and looking afar . Fairy tale story about brave heart woman .Glowing sun on archer. Warm art work.Small photo of Salt Lake Karum aka Lake Assale or Asale at sunset in Danakil Afar, EthiopiaSmall photo of Salt Lake Karum aka Lake Assale or Asale , Danakil Afar, EthiopiaSmall photo of Beautiful girl sits on the seashore and looks afar, on the horizon. More...

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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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