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    Post  flamming_python on Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:38 am

    'Armata' doesn't come from Turkish and Latin, it comes from Greek - weapon.
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    Post  George1 on Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:31 am

    flamming_python wrote:'Armata' doesn't come from Turkish and Latin, it comes from Greek - weapon.

    in greek language "arma" means tank
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    Post  flamming_python on Sat Sep 12, 2015 10:12 am

    George1 wrote:
    flamming_python wrote:'Armata' doesn't come from Turkish and Latin, it comes from Greek - weapon.

    in greek language "arma" means tank

    Mystery solved What a Face
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    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:29 pm

    I am not a linguist but to me some sputnik´s translations seem to be not precise enough. Of course I might be wrong.

    George1 wrote:The Origins of Russia's Funny Weapon Names Finally Revealed

    the fire control vehicle 1V152, nicknamed the 'Kapustnik' (roughly 'Cabbage Festival')
    Betta ask Russian natives to me it sound more like a cabbage worm Wink


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    the 'Nezhnost' (Tenderness) handcuffs
    OK but handcuffs What a Face it was not about role playing games I presume Smile


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    the 'Podkidysh' (Abandoned Baby)

    I guess they meant foundling (podrzutek in Polish Smile
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    Post  GunshipDemocracy on Sat Sep 12, 2015 2:30 pm

    flamming_python wrote:
    George1 wrote:
    flamming_python wrote:'Armata' doesn't come from Turkish and Latin, it comes from Greek - weapon.

    in greek language "arma" means tank

    Mystery solved What a Face


    oh no no no in Polish this means cannon it is from this Laughing

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