- adj. 海军的；军舰的
- n. (Naval)人名；(西、德、印)纳瓦尔
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1、nav- + -al.
2、含义：pertaining to a ship or ships.
- naval (adj.)
- early 15c., from Old French naval (14c.) and directly from Latin navalis "pertaining to a ship or ships," from navis "ship," from PIE *nau- (2) "boat" (cognates: Sanskrit nauh, accusative navam "ship, boat;" Armenian nav "ship;" Greek naus "ship," nautes "sailor;" Old Irish nau "ship;" Welsh noe "a flat vessel;" Old Norse nor "ship"). An Old English word for "naval" was scipherelic.
- 1. In a naval battle your aim is to sink the enemy's ship.
- 2. Sailors at a naval base had mutinied against their officers.
- 3. The attack has caused severe damage to American naval and military forces.
- 4. The naval high command's response to these developments is rather curious.
- 5. Italy wanted naval parity with France.
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