guerre

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French guerre (war) from Old French guerre, guere (armed conflict between individuals or states, enmity, strife between individuals) (compare Old Northern French werre) from Late Latin *werra, *guerra, from Frankish *werra (riot, disturbance, quarrel) from Proto-Germanic *werrō (confusion, disarray), from Proto-Indo-European *wers- (to mix up, confuse, beat, thresh). Akin to English war, Old High German werra (confusion, strife, quarrel) (German verwirren (to confuse)), Old Saxon werran (to confuse, perplex), Dutch war (confusion, disarray), Old English wyrsa, wiersa (worse). More at worse, wurst.

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guerre f (plural guerres)

  1. war

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

guerre f

  1. plural form of guerra

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

guerre f (plural guerres)

  1. war (large-scale combat)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

guerre f (oblique plural guerres, nominative singular guerre, nominative plural guerres)

  1. Alternative form of guere.