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Etymology of the English word marine

the English word marine
derived from the French word marine
derived from the Old French word marin
derived from the Latin word marinus (marine; of the sea; sea born)
derived from the Latin word mare (sea; sea water)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *mori-
derived from the Middle Dutch word mare
using the Latin suffix -inus
derived from the Proto-Germanic root *mari


The earliest known usage of marine in English dates from the 15th century.

Derivations in English

aeromarine, gyrene

Derivations in other languages

Italian marine, Spanish marine


Dutch marine, French marine, German Marine, Norwegian marine, Swedish marin


Word found in Modern English

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