alfar

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Galician[edit]

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From Vulgar Latin *ārfāre, from Latin ārefacere, present active infinitive of ārefaciō. Cognate with Portuguese arfar.

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alfar (first-person singular present alfo, first-person singular preterite alfei, past participle alfado)

  1. (intransitive, of grain) to wither, to dry
  2. (takes a reflexive pronoun, of grain) to wither, to dry

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alfar

  1. nominative plural of alfr

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic الْفَخَّار(al-faḵḵār), from Arabic فَخَّار(faḵḵār, pottery), from Aramaic פחרא‎ / ܦܚܪܐ(paḵḵārā), from Akkadian 𒁃 (BAḪAR2 /paḫāru/).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /alˈfaɾ/, [alˈfaɾ]

Noun[edit]

alfar m (plural alfares)

  1. clay
    Synonym: arcilla
  2. clay workshop

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