armee

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See also: armée and Armee

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Through what language?”) Ultimately from Old French armee.

Noun[edit]

armee (genitive armee, partitive armee)

  1. army

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman, Old French armee, from Medieval Latin armata.

Noun[edit]

armee (plural armees)

  1. army

Descendants[edit]

  • English: army

Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • armée (16th and 17th centuries)

Etymology[edit]

First attested in France (as opposed to in Anglo-Norman) circa 1370[1]. Borrowed from Medieval Latin armata (perhaps via Anglo-Norman).

Noun[edit]

armee f (plural armees)

  1. army

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ armée” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).
  • armee on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the feminine past participle of armer, corresponding to Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), nominalized feminine form of Latin armātus (armed), past participle of armō, armāre (arm).

Noun[edit]

armee f (oblique plural armees, nominative singular armee, nominative plural armees)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) army
    • 1847, M. Champollion-Figeac, Lettres de rois, reines et autres personnages des cours de France et d'Angleterre depuis Louis VII jusqu'à Henri IV, tirées des archives de Londres, Paris (date of cited texts 1301-1515)
      une autre tres puissante, grande et notable armee
      another very powerful, big and notable army

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

armee

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of armer