almirante

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese almirante. Ultimately from Arabic أَمِير (ʔamīr, commander, prince), in particular أَمِير الْبَحْر (ʔamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet), interpreted as a present participle with the suffix -ante and influenced by the Arabic article ال (al-). Compare Spanish almirante, French amiral.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

almirante m (plural almirantes)

  1. admiral (all senses)

References[edit]

  • almirante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • almirante” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • almirante” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • almirante” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Galician-Portuguese almirante. Ultimately from Arabic أَمِير (ʔamīr, commander, prince), in particular أَمِير الْبَحْر (ʔamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet), interpreted as a present participle with the suffix -ante and influenced by the Arabic article ال (al-). Compare Spanish almirante, French amiral.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /aw.miˈɾɐ̃.t͡ʃi/ [aʊ̯.miˈɾɐ̃.t͡ʃi]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /aw.miˈɾɐ̃.te/ [aʊ̯.miˈɾɐ̃.te]

  • Hyphenation: al‧mi‧ran‧te

Noun[edit]

almirante m (plural almirantes)

  1. admiral (all senses)
  2. flag officer

Derived terms[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Spanish amirate (interpreted as a present participle with the suffix -ante and influenced by the Arabic article ال (al-)), from Medieval Latin amiratus, from Byzantine Greek ἀμιράς, ἀμιράδος (amirás, amirádos), from Arabic أَمِير (ʔamīr, commander, prince), in particular أَمِير الْبَحْر (ʔamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /almiˈɾante/ [al.miˈɾãn̪.t̪e]
  • Audio (Venezuela):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ante
  • Syllabification: al‧mi‧ran‧te

Noun[edit]

almirante m or f by sense (plural almirantes)

  1. admiral

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish almirante, from Old Spanish amirate, from Medieval Latin amiratus, from Byzantine Greek ἀμιράς, ἀμιράδος (amirás, amirádos), from Arabic أَمِير (ʔamīr, commander, prince), in particular أَمِير الْبَحْر (ʔamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet). Doublet of admiral.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

almirante (Baybayin spelling ᜀᜎ᜔ᜋᜒᜇᜈ᜔ᜆᜒ)

  1. admiral
    Synonyms: laksamana, admiral

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • almirante”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018