marine

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See also: Marine and mariné

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Recorded since c.1420, from Middle French marin, from Old French, from Latin marinus (of the sea), itself from mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (body of water, lake) (cognate with Old English mere (sea, lake, pool, pond), Dutch meer, German Meer, all from Proto-Germanic *mari).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /məˈrin/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧rine
  • Rhymes: -iːn

Adjective[edit]

marine (comparative more marine, superlative most marine)

  1. Of, or pertaining to, the sea (marine biology, marine insurance.)
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Noun[edit]

marine (plural marines)

  1. A member of a marine corps.
    He was a marine in World War II.
  2. (capitalised in the plural): A marine corps.
    He fought with the Marines in World War II.
  3. A painting representing some marine subject.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

French marine, from Latin marinus, derived from mare (sea).

Noun[edit]

marine f (plural marines, diminutive marinetje n)

  1. (navigation) A navy
  2. (military) An armed navy (naval branch of armed forces)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From marin, from Latin marīnus, derived from mare (sea).

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marine

  1. feminine form of marin

Noun[edit]

marine f (plural marines)

  1. A navy

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marine

  1. first-person singular present indicative of mariner
  2. third-person singular present indicative of mariner
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of mariner
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of mariner
  5. second-person singular present imperative of mariner

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Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marine f

  1. Feminine plural form of marina.

Noun[edit]

marine f

  1. plural form of marina

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Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marīne

  1. vocative masculine singular of marīnus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marine

  1. definite singular of marin
  2. plural form of marin

Etymology 2[edit]

From French marine

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

marine m (definite singular marinen, indefinite plural mariner, definite plural marinene)

  1. a navy

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

marine

  1. definite singular of marin
  2. plural form of marin

Etymology 2[edit]

From French marine

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

marine m (definite singular marinen, indefinite plural marinar, definite plural marinane)

  1. a navy

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marine

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of marinar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of marinar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of marinar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of marinar.