ferir

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferīre, present active infinitive of feriō (compare Occitan ferir, French férir, Spanish herir), of Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ferir (first-person singular present fereixo, past participle ferit)

  1. to injure, to wound
  2. to hurt (emotionally)

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ferir, from Latin ferīre, present active infinitive of feriō.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ferir (first-person singular present firo, first-person singular preterite ferín, past participle ferido)

  1. to injure, wound
  2. (dated) to hit, strike, beat
    • c1295, R. Lorenzo (1975), La traducción gallega de la Crónica General y de la Crónica de Castilla. Ourense: I.E.O.P.F., page 111:
      Et sua oraçõ acabada, baixarõ as lãças et forõ ferir ẽnos mouros et chamãdo "Sanctiago!"
      After they finished their prayer, they lowered their spears and went to hit the Moors while shouting "Saint James!"

Conjugation[edit]

  • Note: fer- are changed to fir- before back vowels (o, a).

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References[edit]

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

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French ferir, from Latin ferīre, present active infinitive of feriō.

Verb[edit]

ferir

  1. to hit; to strike

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Descendants[edit]

  • French: férir

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferīre, present active infinitive of feriō.

Verb[edit]

ferir

  1. to hit; to strike

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a third-group verb. This verb has a stressed present stem fier distinct from the unstressed stem fer, as well as other irregularities. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ferir, from Latin ferīre, present active infinitive of feriō, of Proto-Indo-European origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ferir (first-person singular present indicative firo, past participle ferido)

  1. to hurt, injure

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