armée

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See also: armee and Armee

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French armee, from the feminine past participle of the verb armer; first attested in French circa 1370 (except in Anglo-Norman), borrowed through Anglo-Norman from Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), the neuter plural form of the past participle of Latin armō (to arm), from arma (arms, weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (fitting), from the root *h₂er- (to join). Doublet of armada, a borrowing from Spanish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aʁ.me/
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Noun[edit]

armée f (plural armées)

  1. (military) army
  2. (military) armed forces

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

armée

  1. feminine singular of armé

Verb[edit]

armée f

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of armer

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Descendants[edit]

  • German: Armee f

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

armée f (plural armées)

  1. Alternative form of armee

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French armee, from the feminine past participle of the verb armer, from Anglo-Norman armee, borrowed from Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), the neuter plural form of the past participle of Latin armō (to arm), from arma (arms, weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (fitting), from the root *h₂er- (to join).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

armée f (plural armées)

  1. (military) army