armija

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Latvian[edit]

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Latvijas Armija (2)

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately a borrowing from French armée (adapted to Latvian patterns: +‎ -ija), itself a borrowing from Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), the neuter plural form of the past participle of armō (to arm).

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Noun[edit]

armija f (4th declension)

  1. a country's armed forces (army, navy, and air force)
    aiziet armijāto go to the armed forces
    iesaukt armijāto enlist in the armed forces
    dienēt armijāto serve in the armed forces
    atbrīvotāja armijaliberation army
    armijas disciplīnamilitary (lit. armed forces) discipline
    armijas formas tērpsmilitary (lit .armed forces) uniform
    demobilizēties no armijasto be discharged from the armed forces
    aktīvā armijaactive armed forces
    karam uznākot, jaunākais brālis iestājās armijāwhen war broke out, the younger brother joined the armed forces
  2. army (branch of the armed forces that operates on dry land)
    Latvijas Armijathe Latvian Army
    armija un flotethe army and the navy
    slavens ir tas kauju ceļš, ko savas pastāvēšanas gados nogājusi Padomju Armijafamous is the battle path that the Soviet Army followed in the years of its existence
  3. army (a large tactical contingent consisting, e.g., of several divisions)
    tanku armijatank army
    armijas komandierisarmy commander
    armijas štābsarmy staff
    astotā armija bija jau novembrī ieņēmusi visas galvenās Karpatu pārejasby november, the Eighth Army had already taken all the main Carpathian passages
  4. (figuratively) army (a large group of people with a common goal, a common feature)
    šī milzīgā bezdarba armijathis huge army of unemployed (people)
    blakus celtnieku armijai ar labu vārdu pieminam arī arhitektusalong with the army of builders, we also give a favorable mention to the architects

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Lithuanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

armija f

  1. army

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French armee, from Proto-Romance *armata, a noun taken from the past participle of Latin armare (to arm).

Noun[edit]

àrmija f (Cyrillic spelling а̀рмија)

  1. (military) army, military
  2. (figuratively) multitude, a large number of people
    Armija školaraca je marširala ulicom. — An army of students was marching down the street.

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