Harki meaning

An Algerian Muslim who fought with the French during Algeria’s war of independence from 1954-1962; loosely, an Algerian Muslim who supported the French presence in Algeria.
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Origin of harki

  • From French Harki, from Algerian Arabic حركي (ḥarkī), from حركة (ḥarka, “military operation”) (standard Arabic حركة (ḥaraka, “movement”)).

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