See also: armée and Armee

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Armee.

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NounEdit

armee (genitive armee, partitive armeed)

  1. (military) army (military force concerned mainly with ground operations)
    Synonyms: maavägi, maakaitsevägi

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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman, Old French armee, from Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), the neuter plural form of the past participle of Latin armō (to arm), from arma (arms, weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (fitting), from the root *h₂er- (to join).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

armee (plural armees)

  1. army

DescendantsEdit

  • English: army

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Middle FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • armée (16th and 17th centuries)

EtymologyEdit

First attested in French (as opposed to in Anglo-Norman) circa 1370[1]. Borrowed (perhaps via Anglo-Norman) from Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), the neuter plural form of the past participle of Latin armō (to arm), from arma (arms, weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (fitting), from the root *h₂er- (to join).

NounEdit

armee f (plural armees)

  1. army

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Etymology and history of “armée”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  • armee on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the feminine past participle of armer, corresponding to Medieval Latin armāta (armed force), the neuter plural form of the past participle of Latin armō (to arm), from arma (arms, weapons), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂(e)rmos (fitting), from the root *h₂er- (to join).

NounEdit

armee f (oblique plural armees, nominative singular armee, nominative plural armees)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) army
    • 1847, M. Champollion-Figeac, Lettres de rois, reines et autres personnages des cours de France et d'Angleterre depuis Louis VII jusqu'à Henri IV, tirées des archives de Londres, Paris (date of cited texts 1301-1515)
      une autre tres puissante, grande et notable armee
      another very powerful, big and notable army

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VerbEdit

armee

  1. feminine singular of the past participle of armer