kamerad

See also: Kamerad

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

German Kamerad (comrade), the word that a surrendering German soldier would call out.

VerbEdit

kamerad (third-person singular simple present kamerads, present participle kamerading, simple past and past participle kameraded)

  1. (intransitive) To surrender, as a German in World War II.

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kameraad, from French camarade, from Spanish camarada or Italian camerata, from Medieval Latin *camarata, from Latin camara, camera (a chamber). Doublet of kamar and kamera.

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): [kaməˈrad]
  • (common) IPA(key): [kaməˈrat̪̚]
  • Hyphenation: ka‧mê‧rad

NounEdit

kamerad (plural kamerad-kamerad, first-person possessive kameradku, second-person possessive kameradmu, third-person possessive kameradnya)

  1. comrade:
    1. a mate, companion, or associate.
      Synonyms: bendu, dongan, handai, handai tolan, kanca, kanti, karib, kawan, kenalan, kolega, kontak, mitra, perepat, rafik, rekan, sahabat, saki, sejawat, sekutu, sobat, sohib, teman, tolan
      Synonyms: saudara separtai, teman seperjuangan
    2. (communism) a fellow socialist, communist or other similarly politically aligned person.
    3. (communism) a non-hierarchical title, functionally similar to "Mr.", "Mrs.", "Miss", "Ms." etc, in a communist or socialist state.

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