Complete Definition of "navy"

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English

Etymology
From L. navis "ship" or "boat". Compare Persian fa-Arab|Ùا٠(nav, ship).

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-navy.ogg|Audio (US)

:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪvi|-eɪvi

Noun
en-noun|nav|ies

  1. a country's entire sea force, including ships and personnel.
  2. a governmental department in charge of a country's sea force.
  3. color a dark blue color|colour, usually called navy blue

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Synonyms
italbrac-colon|colour navy blue

Translations
trans-top|sea force
Arabic: Arab|بحرÙØ© IPAchar|(baħaría) f
Chinese:
:Mandarin: zh-ts|æµ·è»|æµ·å (hÇijÅ«n)
:Min Nan: zh-ts|æµ·è»|æµ·å (hái-kun)
Czech: námoÅnictvo n
Danish: marine
Dutch: zeemacht f, marine f
Esperanto: mararmeo
Finnish: laivasto
French: force navale f, marine f
German: Marine f, Seestreitkräfte f,pl
Greek: ναÏÏÎ¹ÎºÏ n
Hebrew: ××× ××× m
Hungarian: haditengerészet
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Icelandic: sjóher m
Indonesian: angkatan laut, marinir
Italian: marina f
Japanese: æµ·è» (ãããã, kaigun)
Korean: í´êµ° (haegun)
Lithuanian: laivynas m
Norwegian: marine m
Persian: fa-Arab|ÙÛرÙÛ Ø¯Ø±ÛاÛÛ (niruye-daryayi)
Portuguese: marinha f
Russian: военно-моÑÑкой ÑÐ»Ð¾Ñ (vojénno-morskój flót) m
Slovene: mornarica f
Spanish: marina f
Swedish: marin c
Telugu: నావిà°à°¾à°¦à°³à° (naavikaadaLam)
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trans-top|department
Danish: marine
Dutch: zeemacht f, marine f
Esperanto: mararmeo
Finnish: laivasto
French: force navale f, marine f
German: Marineamt n
Hungarian: haditengerészet
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Indonesian: angkatan laut
Japanese: æµ·è» (ãããã, kaigun)
Lithuanian: laivynas m
Norwegian: marine m
Persian: fa-Arab|ÙÛرÙÛ Ø¯Ø±ÛاÛÛ (niruye-daryayi)
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trans-top|colour
Danish: marineblå
Dutch: marineblauw n
Finnish: laivastonsininen
French: bleu marine m
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German: marineblau
Japanese: ãã¼ãã¼ãã«ã¼ (neibÄ«burÅ«)
Norwegian: marineblå
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ttbc|Chinese: æµ·å, æµ·è» (hÇijÅ«n)
ttbc|Malay: tentera laut
ttbc|Spanish: marina f
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Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. belonging to the navy.
  2. colour having a dark blue colour.

Translations
trans-top|belonging
Dutch: zeemacht-, marine-
Esperanto: mararmea
Finnish: laivasto-
French: naval, marin
Greek: ναÏÏικÏÏ
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Hungarian: tengerészeti
Norwegian: marine
Telugu: నావిà°à°¾ (naavikaa)
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trans-top|colour
Dutch: marineblauw
Finnish: laivastonsininen
French: bleu marine
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Japanese: ãã¼ãã¼ãã«ã¼ã® (neibÄ«burÅ« no)
Norwegian: marineblå
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Derived terms
top3
merchant navy
naval
naval dockyard
mid3
navy bean
navy cut
Navy Cross
mid3
navy yard
Royal Navy

Related terms
navicular
nonnaval

See also
top3
Annapolis
bluejacket
captain
chief petty officer
commodore
mid3
ensign
erk
Fleet Air Arm
gob
mid3
gunroom
marine
Seabee
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

Category:Blues
Category:Colors

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