FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French amirail, amiral, from Arabic أَمِير اَلْبَحْر(ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.mi.ʁal/
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AdjectiveEdit

amiral (feminine singular amirale, masculine plural amiraux, feminine plural amirales)

  1. of or belonging to an admiral

NounEdit

amiral m (plural amiraux, feminine amirale)

  1. admiral (military officer)
    • 1759, Voltaire, Candide[1], page 160:
      Mais dans ce pays-ci il est bon de tuer de tems en tems un Amiral pour encourager les autres.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French amiral.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /amiˈraːl/, /ˈamiral/

NounEdit

amiral (plural amirales)

  1. Prince, emir or other Muslim commander or ruler.
  2. Admiral

DescendantsEdit

  • English: admiral

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic أَمِير اَلْبَحْر(ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

NounEdit

amiral m (oblique plural amiraus or amirax or amirals, nominative singular amiraus or amirax or amirals, nominative plural amiral)

  1. admiral (military officer)

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

NounEdit

amiral c

  1. an admiral[1]

DeclensionEdit

Declension of amiral 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative amiral amiralen amiraler amiralerna
Genitive amirals amiralens amiralers amiralernas

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Utrikes namnbok (7th ed., 2007) →ISBN

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French amiral, from Arabic أَمِير اَلْبَحْر(ʾamīr al-baḥr, commander of the fleet).

NounEdit

amiral (definite accusative amirali, plural amiraller)

  1. admiral

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative amiral
Definite accusative amirali
Singular Plural
Nominative amiral amiraller
Definite accusative amirali amiralleri
Dative amirale amirallere
Locative amiralde amirallerde
Ablative amiralden amirallerden
Genitive amiralin amirallerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular amiralim amirallerim
2nd singular amiralin amirallerin
3rd singular amirali amiralleri
1st plural amiralimiz amirallerimiz
2nd plural amiraliniz amiralleriniz
3rd plural amiralleri amiralleri

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • amiral in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu