farrapo

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Galician[edit]

Farrapos de gaita
Farrapos de gaita

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Portuguese farrapo, Spanish harapo and French friper; from farpar or harpar "to tear", ultimately of onomatopeic or Germanic origin.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farrapo m (plural farrapos)

  1. tatter; rag
    Synonyms: galdrapo, milfo, trapo
  2. carpet or blanket made of clean rags
  3. (usually in the plural) cord (of a bagpipe)
    Synonyms: farrapos de gaita, flocos
  4. snowflake

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References[edit]

  • farrapo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. harapo.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From or related to Old Spanish harpar, from Old French harper (to forcefully grasp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

farrapo m (plural farrapos)

  1. tatter; rag (piece of old, tattered cloth)
  2. rags (tattered clothes)
  3. a person who wears rags; a shabby person
  4. (Brazil, historical) a participant in the Farroupilha Revolution

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Adjective[edit]

farrapo m (feminine singular farrapa, masculine plural farrapos, feminine plural farrapas, not comparable)

  1. of or relating to the Farroupilha Revolution

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