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]

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)

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

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]

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)

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

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

amiral (definite accusative amirali, plural amiraller)

  1. admiral

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