amiral

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French amirail, amiral, from Arabic أمير البحر (ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

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Adjective[edit]

amiral m (feminine amirale, masculine plural amiraux, feminine plural amirales)

  1. of or belonging to an admiral

Noun[edit]

amiral m (plural amiraux, feminine amirale)

  1. admiral (military officer)

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Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French

Noun[edit]

amiral (plural amirales)

  1. Prince, emir or other Muslim commander or ruler.
  2. Admiral



Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic أمير البحر (ʾamīr al-baḥr) ("commander of the fleet").

Noun[edit]

amiral m (oblique plural amiralz, nominative singular amiralz, nominative plural amiral)

  1. admiral (military officer)

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

amiral c

  1. an admiral[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Utrikes namnbok (7th ed., 2007) ISBN 978-913832379-3

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French amiral, from Arabic أمير البحر (ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

Noun[edit]

amiral (definite accusative amirali, plural amiraller)

  1. admiral

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