farina

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See also: Farina, fariña, fariñes, and fãrinã

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin farīna (flour, meal), from far (kind of grain).

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Noun[edit]

farina (countable and uncountable, plural farinas)

  1. A fine flour or meal made from cereal grains or from the starch or fecula of vegetables, extracted by various processes, and used in cookery.
  2. A particular grade of wheat meal, commonly used as hot breakfast cereal in North America.
  3. Hot breakfast cereal made from prepared farina in milk, more commonly known by the trademark name Cream of Wheat.

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Asturian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin farīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faˈɾina/, [faˈɾi.na]
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: fa‧ri‧na

Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farines)

  1. flour (ground cereal grains)

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin farīna. Compare Occitan farina or harina, French farine, Spanish harina.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farines)

  1. flour

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Corsican[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin farīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farina f

  1. flour

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

farina

  1. third-person singular past historic of fariner

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin farīna (flour, meal), from far (kind of grain).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faˈri.na/
  • Rhymes: -ina
  • Hyphenation: fa‧rì‧na

Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farine)

  1. flour, meal

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: φαρίνα (farína)

Further reading[edit]

  • farina in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]

Ladino[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish farina, from Latin farīna (flour, meal), from far (kind of grain).

Noun[edit]

farina f (Latin spelling)

  1. flour

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *farrīna, from far (kind of grain).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farīna f (genitive farīnae); first declension

  1. ground corn, flour, meal
  2. (by extension) dust, powder
  3. (by extension) matter of which a thing is composed, i. e. its nature, quality

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative farīna farīnae
Genitive farīnae farīnārum
Dative farīnae farīnīs
Accusative farīnam farīnās
Ablative farīnā farīnīs
Vocative farīna farīnae

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References[edit]

  • farina”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • farina”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • farina in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • farina in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin farīna.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farinas)

  1. flour

Derived terms[edit]

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin farīna (flour, meal), from far (spelt). Compare Old Galician-Portuguese farinha.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farinas)

  1. flour
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 38r:
      E dixo ella biua el ſénor dios q́ no e pan ſi nó un poco de farina en la tinẏella. E un poco de olẏo éna olẏera []
      And she said, “As the Lord God lives, I have no bread, but only some flour in a jar and a little oil in an oil jug. [] ”.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: farina
  • Spanish: harina (see there for further descendants)

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin farīna (flour, meal).

Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farinas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) flour

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

farina f (plural farinas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of harina

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