afirmar

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Asturian[edit]

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afirmar (first-person singular indicative present afirmo, past participle afirmáu)

  1. to assert

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From Latin affirmāre.

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afirmar (first-person singular present afirmo, past participle afirmat)

  1. to confirm

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Galician[edit]

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Attested since 1287. From Latin affirmāre.

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afirmar (first-person singular present afirmo, first-person singular preterite afirmei, past participle afirmado)

  1. to confirm, assure
  2. to affirm, declare
  3. to make firm

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  • afirmar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • afirm” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • afirmar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • afirmar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • afirmar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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From Latin affirmāre, present active infinitive of affirmō.

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afirmar (first-person singular present indicative afirmo, past participle afirmado)

  1. (transitive with que) to state; to declare; to affirm (to make a declaration)
    Synonyms: declarar, asseverar
  2. (transitive) to confirm; to attest (to affirm to be correct, true or genuine)
    Synonyms: confirmar, assegurar, certificar
    Antonym: negar
  3. (transitive) to consolidate (to make firm, secure)
    Synonyms: fixar, consolidar
  4. (takes a reflexive pronoun) to earn one’s place; to rise (to earn a reputation or fame)
  5. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of afirmar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of afirmar
  7. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of afirmar
  8. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of afirmar

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  • afirmar” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin affirmō.

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  • IPA(key): /afiɾˈmaɾ/, [a.fiɾˈmaɾ]

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afirmar (first-person singular present afirmo, first-person singular preterite afirmé, past participle afirmado)

  1. (transitive) to state, assert
    Synonym: declarar
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, fencing) This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

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