askari

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Etymology[edit]

From Swahili askari (soldier), from Arabic عَسْكَرِيّ (ʿaskariyy).

Noun[edit]

askari (plural askari or askaris)

  1. A member of a local African military or police unit, usually one serving in a European colonial force.
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) A foreigner serving another country.

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَسْكَرِيّ (ʿaskariyy).

Noun[edit]

askari (n class, plural askari)

  1. soldier, guard