ferma

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See also: fermà and fermă

Albanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferma f

  1. definite nominative singular of fermë
  2. indefinite nominative plural of fermë

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ферма
Roman ferma
Perso-Arabic فئرما

Etymology[edit]

From Russian ферма (ferma)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfermɑ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fer‧ma

Noun[edit]

ferma (definite accusative fermanı, plural fermalar)

  1. farm

Declension[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferma

  1. feminine singular of ferm

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ferme.

Noun[edit]

ferma

  1. farm

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferma (accusative singular ferman, plural fermaj, accusative plural fermajn)

  1. closed

Antonyms[edit]


French[edit]

Verb[edit]

ferma

  1. third-person singular past historic of fermer

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse ferma (to load, to lade), from Proto-Germanic *fermōną. Compare Old English feormian (to sustain, to feed; to entertain, to receive).

Verb[edit]

ferma (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fermdi, supine fermt)

  1. (transitive) to load, to lade (e.g. a boat)
Conjugation[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin firmō, probably via Middle Low German.

Verb[edit]

ferma (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fermdi, supine fermt)

  1. (Christianity) to confirm
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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from English firm, French ferme, Italian fermo and Spanish firme.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ferma

  1. firm: solid, stable, fixed, compact, stout
    Antonyms: mola, shancelanta, vacilanta, febla
  2. (figuratively) which does not tremble, steady, steadfast, bold, resolute

Derived terms[edit]

  • ferme (firmly, steadily; hold fast; do not flinch!)
  • fermeskar (to become firm, strong, established, settled)
  • fermeso (firmness, stability)
  • fermigar (to make firm)

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferma (plural fermas)

  1. farm

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Deverbal of fermare.

Noun[edit]

ferma f (plural ferme)

  1. (military) service, draft
    Synonyms: leva, naia, servizio di leva
  2. (hunting) pointing
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French ferme (literally farm).

Noun[edit]

ferma f (plural ferme)

  1. ferme générale (a system of outsourced tax collection in France prior to the French Revolution)

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

ferma

  1. inflection of fermare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

ferma f

  1. feminine singular of fermo

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferma f (genitive fermae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) Alternative form of firma

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative ferma fermae
Genitive fermae fermārum
Dative fermae fermīs
Accusative fermam fermās
Ablative fermā fermīs
Vocative ferma fermae

Polish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French ferme, from Middle French ferme (farm, farm buildings), from Old French ferme (lease for working, rent, farm), from Medieval Latin ferma, firma (rent, tax, tribute, farm), from Old English feorm (rent, provision, supplies, feast), from Proto-Germanic *fermō, *firhuma- (means of living, subsistence), from Proto-Germanic *ferhwō (life force, body, being), from Proto-Indo-European *perkʷ- (life, force, strength, tree). Doublet of farma.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferma f

  1. farm (location used for an industrial purpose, having many similar structures)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ferma in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ferma in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferma f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of fermă