destroyer

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English[edit]

A destroyer (warship)

Etymology[edit]

destroy +‎ -er

The name of the naval vessel is shortened from torpedo boat destroyer, the longer term appearing at the end of the 19th century and the shorter form early in the 20th.

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destroyer (plural destroyers)

  1. That which destroys something.
  2. (military) A small, fast warship with light armament, smaller than a cruiser, but bigger than a frigate.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English destroyer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dɛs.tʁɔ.jœʁ/, /dɛs.tʁwa.je/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

destroyer m (plural destroyers)

  1. (France, military) destroyer (warship)

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English destroyer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: des‧tro‧yer

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destroyer (definite accusative destroyeri, plural destroyerler)

  1. destroyer

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Inflection
Nominative destroyer
Definite accusative destroyeri
Singular Plural
Nominative destroyer destroyerler
Definite accusative destroyeri destroyerleri
Dative destroyere destroyerlere
Locative destroyerde destroyerlerde
Ablative destroyerden destroyerlerden
Genitive destroyerin destroyerlerin
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular destroyerim destroyerlerim
2nd singular destroyerin destroyerlerin
3rd singular destroyeri destroyerleri
1st plural destroyerimiz destroyerlerimiz
2nd plural destroyeriniz destroyerleriniz
3rd plural destroyerleri destroyerleri
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular destroyerimi destroyerlerimi
2nd singular destroyerini destroyerlerini
3rd singular destroyerini destroyerlerini
1st plural destroyerimizi destroyerlerimizi
2nd plural destroyerinizi destroyerlerinizi
3rd plural destroyerlerini destroyerlerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular destroyerime destroyerlerime
2nd singular destroyerine destroyerlerine
3rd singular destroyerine destroyerlerine
1st plural destroyerimize destroyerlerimize
2nd plural destroyerinize destroyerlerinize
3rd plural destroyerlerine destroyerlerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular destroyerimde destroyerlerimde
2nd singular destroyerinde destroyerlerinde
3rd singular destroyerinde destroyerlerinde
1st plural destroyerimizde destroyerlerimizde
2nd plural destroyerinizde destroyerlerinizde
3rd plural destroyerlerinde destroyerlerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular destroyerimden destroyerlerimden
2nd singular destroyerinden destroyerlerinden
3rd singular destroyerinden destroyerlerinden
1st plural destroyerimizden destroyerlerimizden
2nd plural destroyerinizden destroyerlerinizden
3rd plural destroyerlerinden destroyerlerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular destroyerimin destroyerlerimin
2nd singular destroyerinin destroyerlerinin
3rd singular destroyerinin destroyerlerinin
1st plural destroyerimizin destroyerlerimizin
2nd plural destroyerinizin destroyerlerinizin
3rd plural destroyerlerinin destroyerlerinin

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