amiral

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.mi.ʁal/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

amiral (feminine singular 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)
    • 1759, Voltaire, Candide[1], page 160:
      Mais dans ce pays-ci il est bon de tuer de tems en tems un Amiral pour encourager les autres.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: admiral

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French amiral.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /amiˈraːl/, /ˈamiral/

Noun[edit]

amiral (plural amirales)

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Arabic أَمِير اَلْبَحْر(ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

Noun[edit]

amiral m (oblique plural amiraus or amirax or amirals, nominative singular amiraus or amirax or amirals, nominative plural amiral)

  1. admiral (military officer)

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French amiral.

Noun[edit]

amiral m (plural amirali)

  1. admiral

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

amiral c

  1. an admiral[1]

Declension[edit]

Declension of amiral 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative amiral amiralen amiraler amiralerna
Genitive amirals amiralens amiralers amiralernas

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Utrikes namnbok (7th ed., 2007) →ISBN

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آمیرال‎, from French amiral, from Arabic أَمِير اَلْبَحْر(ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

amiral (definite accusative amirali, plural amiraller)

  1. admiral

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative amiral
Definite accusative amirali
Singular Plural
Nominative amiral amiraller
Definite accusative amirali amiralleri
Dative amirale amirallere
Locative amiralde amirallerde
Ablative amiralden amirallerden
Genitive amiralin amirallerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralim amirallerim
2nd singular amiralin amirallerin
3rd singular amirali amiralleri
1st plural amiralimiz amirallerimiz
2nd plural amiraliniz amiralleriniz
3rd plural amiralleri amiralleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralimi amirallerimi
2nd singular amiralini amirallerini
3rd singular amiralini amirallerini
1st plural amiralimizi amirallerimizi
2nd plural amiralinizi amirallerinizi
3rd plural amirallerini amirallerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralime amirallerime
2nd singular amiraline amirallerine
3rd singular amiraline amirallerine
1st plural amiralimize amirallerimize
2nd plural amiralinize amirallerinize
3rd plural amirallerine amirallerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralimde amirallerimde
2nd singular amiralinde amirallerinde
3rd singular amiralinde amirallerinde
1st plural amiralimizde amirallerimizde
2nd plural amiralinizde amirallerinizde
3rd plural amirallerinde amirallerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralimden amirallerimden
2nd singular amiralinden amirallerinden
3rd singular amiralinden amirallerinden
1st plural amiralimizden amirallerimizden
2nd plural amiralinizden amirallerinizden
3rd plural amirallerinden amirallerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralimin amirallerimin
2nd singular amiralinin amirallerinin
3rd singular amiralinin amirallerinin
1st plural amiralimizin amirallerimizin
2nd plural amiralinizin amirallerinizin
3rd plural amirallerinin amirallerinin

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • amiral in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu