Haratin

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Etymology[edit]

The word Haratin has been traced to two roots. The first root is haratine, from Arabic [Term?] (plowmen).[1] The second etymology is based on the Berber word ahardan referring to skin color, more specifically "dark color".[2]

Noun[edit]

Haratin (plural Haratin or Haratins)

  1. A person of an Afro-Berber ethnic group speaking the Hassaniya language, mainly inhabiting Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Tunisia, and Western Sahara

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Encyclopedia of Africa[1], Oxford University Press, 2010, →ISBN, page 549, Quote: "Haratine. Social caste in several northwestern African countries consisting of blacks, many of whom are former slaves (...)"
  2. ^ Race, Slavery and Islam in Maghribi Mediterranean Thought: The Question of the Haratin in Morocco, volume 7, Routledge, 2002, pages 29–52

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

Haratin ? (plural Haratins)

  1. Haratin

Dutch[edit]

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Haratin ? (plural [please provide], diminutive [please provide])

  1. Haratin

French[edit]

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Haratin m (plural Haratin or Haratins)

  1. Haratin

German[edit]

Noun[edit]

Haratin m (genitive ?, plural Haratin)

  1. (rare) Haratin

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

Haratin ? (plural Haratin)

  1. Haratin