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ArabicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Middle Persian lškl (laškar) with the -l- interpreted as the Arabic article ال(al-). Compare modern Persian لشکر(laškar). Alternatively and less likely, from Latin exercitus.

NounEdit

عَسْكَر (ʿaskarm (plural عَسَاكِر(ʿasākir))

  1. army, soldiers

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Ottoman TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic عَسْكَر(ʿaskar).

NounEdit

عسكر (asker) (plural عسكرلر‎)

  1. army
  2. soldier

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