afin

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin daphne, with loss of initial 'd', from Ancient Greek δάφνη (dáphnē, laurel). Compare Romanian afin, also Calabrian afina ("laurel").

Noun[edit]

afin m (plural afinj)

  1. blueberry plant

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compound of à +‎ fin

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Conjunction[edit]

afin

  1. to
  2. so that

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin daphne, with loss of initial 'd', from Ancient Greek δάφνη (dáphnē, laurel); cf. also Calabrian afina ("laurel"). Another theory suggests Latin acinus, influenced by daphne. See also the related dafin.

Noun[edit]

afin m (plural afini)

  1. blueberry, cowberry (the shrub) (Vaccinium myrtillus)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin affinis.

Noun[edit]

afin m (plural afini)

  1. relative by marriage