guerre

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French guerre ‎(war) from Old French guerre, guere ‎(armed conflict between individuals or states, enmity, strife between individuals) (compare Old Northern French werre) from Late Latin *werra, *guerra, from Frankish *werra ‎(riot, disturbance, quarrel) from Proto-Germanic *werrō ‎(confusion, disarray), from Proto-Indo-European *wers- ‎(to mix up, confuse, beat, thresh). Akin to English war, Old High German werra ‎(confusion, strife, quarrel) (German verwirren ‎(to confuse)), Old Saxon werran ‎(to confuse, perplex), Dutch war ‎(confusion, disarray), Old English wyrsa, wiersa ‎(worse). More at worse, wurst.

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guerre f ‎(plural guerres)

  1. war

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

guerre f

  1. plural of guerra

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

guerre f (plural guerres)

  1. war (large-scale combat)

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

guerre f ‎(oblique plural guerres, nominative singular guerre, nominative plural guerres)

  1. Alternative form of guere

Old Italian[edit]

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guerre f

  1. plural of guerra