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marinier

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

marinier m (plural mariniers, diminutive mariniertje n)

  1. marine

Usage notesEdit

  • The literal translation of "marinier" is marine. However, a Dutch "marinier" is on a par with a US Navy SEAL. A US Marine is somewhat equivalent to a Dutch Landmacht soldaat.

FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

marinier m (feminine marinière, masculine plural mariniers, feminine plural marinières)

  1. sea (attributive), marine

NounEdit

marinier m (plural mariniers)

  1. bargeman

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Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

marinier m (plural mariniers)

  1. mariner

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

marinier m (oblique plural mariniers, nominative singular mariniers, nominative plural marinier)

  1. Alternative form of mariner
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      les mariniers dedanz les nes.
      The mariners in the boats.