Karzai (surname)

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Karzai (Pashto: کرزی‎, translit. Karzay; pronounced [ˈkɑrzɑːj]) is an Afghan surname. Karzai means the person is from Karz and is assembled through the common construction of adding an Arabic letter "Ya" to the proper noun Karz which is a village. Karzai is pronounced Karzay because of the dialect of Kandahar, while others may pronounce it as Karzi. . Notable people with the surname include: