Ghazi meaning

gäzē
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A Muslim who has successfully fought against non-Muslims.
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Used as a title for such a warrior.
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A hero or champion, especially as a Muslim against non-Muslims; often used as a title.
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Islam a Muslim hero, esp. one who wars against infidels.
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Origin of ghazi

  • Arabic ġāzī raider, warrior active participle of ġazā to raid ġzw in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Arabic غازي, active participle of غزا (“raid”).

    From Wiktionary