feri

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See also: ferí, ferì, ferī, ferî, and Feri

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferī

  1. nominative plural of ferus
  2. genitive singular of ferus
  3. vocative plural of ferus

Verb[edit]

ferī

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of feriō

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English ferry

Noun[edit]

feri (plural feri-feri, informal 1st possessive feriku, impolite 2nd possessive ferimu, 3rd possessive ferinya)

  1. ferry

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

feri

  1. first-person singular preterite of ferir

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin ferīre, present active infinitive of feriō (strike), of Proto-Indo-European origin. Other less likely explanations include a Vulgar Latin *auferīre, from an alteration of auferre (as with suferi < suffere). Compare Aromanian afirescu, afiriri. Some have tried to connect it, at least in the archaic or regional sense of "to celebrate a holiday", with a Vulgar Latin *fērīre, from fēriae.[1]

Verb[edit]

a feri (third-person singular present ferește, past participle ferit4th conj.

  1. to guard from, fend
  2. to duck, dodge, avoid
  3. to recoil, shirk
  4. to be on one's guard, be wary
  5. (archaic, regional) to respect or keep (a holiday), celebrate

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Sranan Tongo[edit]

Verb[edit]

feri

  1. To tease.

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English ferry.

Noun[edit]

feri (n class, plural feri)

  1. ferry (boat)