afinar

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Catalan[edit]

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afinar (first-person singular present afino, past participle afinat)

  1. (transitive) to refine
  2. (transitive) to tune (to modify a musical instrument)

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Galician[edit]

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afinar (first-person singular present afino, first-person singular preterite afinei, past participle afinado)

  1. (transitive) to refine
  2. (transitive) to tune (to modify a musical instrument)

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Ladino[edit]

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afinar (Latin spelling)

  1. to let (someone) starve

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ fino +‎ -ar, influenced by French affiner.[1]

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afinar (first-person singular present indicative afino, past participle afinado)

  1. (transitive) to thin (to make thinner)
    Synonym: adelgaçar
  2. (intransitive) to thin (to become thinner)
    Synonym: adelgaçar
  3. (music) to tune (to modify a musical instrument)

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  • afinar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ afinar” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. [em linha]. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003-2019.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fino.

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Verb[edit]

afinar (first-person singular present afino, first-person singular preterite afiné, past participle afinado)

  1. (transitive) to refine
  2. (transitive) to tune (to modify a musical instrument)

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