askari

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

askari (plural askari or askaris)

  1. (historical) A member of a local African military or police unit, usually one serving in a European colonial force.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

askari m (plural askaris)

  1. (historical) askari

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic عَسْكَرِيّ(ʿaskariyy).

Noun[edit]

askari (n class, plural askari)

  1. soldier, guard

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