afiar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin adfiliare, affiliare (to adopt as a son), from Latin ad + filius (son). Compare Portuguese afilhar, afiliar, Spanish ahijar, Italian affiliare.

Verb[edit]

afiar

  1. to adopt
  2. to become godparent of

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a- +‎ fio +‎ -ar. Compare Spanish afilar, French affiler, Italian affilare.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

afiar (first-person singular present indicative afio, past participle afiado)

  1. (transitive) to sharpen
    Synonyms: afilar, afinar, aguçar, amolar
  2. (transitive, figurative) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
  3. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of afiar
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of afiar
  5. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of afiar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of afiar

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