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 armijā‎ ― to go to the armed forces
    iesaukt armijā‎ ― to enlist in the armed forces
    dienēt armijā‎ ― to serve in the armed forces
    atbrīvotāja armija‎ ― liberation army
    armijas disciplīna‎ ― military (lit. armed forces) discipline
    armijas formas tērps‎ ― military (lit .armed forces) uniform
    demobilizēties no armijas‎ ― to be discharged from the armed forces
    aktīvā armija‎ ― active armed forces
    karam uznākot, jaunākais brālis iestājās armijā‎ ― when war broke out, the younger brother joined the armed forces
  2. army (branch of the armed forces that operates on dry land)
    Latvijas Armija‎ ― the Latvian Army
    armija un flote‎ ― the army and the navy
    slavens ir tas kauju ceļš, ko savas pastāvēšanas gados nogājusi Padomju Armija‎ ― famous 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 armija‎ ― tank army
    armijas komandieris‎ ― army commander
    armijas štābs‎ ― army staff
    astotā armija bija jau novembrī ieņēmusi visas galvenās Karpatu pārejas‎ ― by 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 armija‎ ― this huge army of unemployed (people)
    blakus celtnieku armijai ar labu vārdu pieminam arī arhitektus‎ ― along 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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