ferrar

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fierru (iron) +‎ -ar, or from a Late Latin ferrāre, from Latin ferrum (iron). Compare Spanish herrar.

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ferrar (first-person singular indicative present fierro, past participle ferráu)

  1. to shoe (to put horseshoes on a horse)
  2. (reflexive) to grab

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ferro (iron) +‎ -ar, or from a Late Latin ferrāre, from Latin ferrum (iron). Compare Occitan ferrar, French ferrer, Portuguese ferrar, Spanish herrar, Italian ferrare.

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ferrar (first-person singular present ferro, first-person singular preterite ferrí, past participle ferrat); root stress: (Central) /ɛ/; (Valencian) /e/; (Balearic) /ə/

  1. (transitive) to horseshoe, to shoe a horse
  2. (historical, transitive) to put in irons (to shackle, bind with chains, etc.)
  3. (cooking) to fry (eggs)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician-Portuguese ferrar, from ferro (iron) +‎ -ar, or rather from a Late Latin ferrāre, from Latin ferrum (iron).

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ferrar (first-person singular present ferro, first-person singular preterite ferrei, past participle ferrado)

  1. to horseshoe (to apply horseshoes to a horse or other hooved animal)
    • 1409, J. L. Pensado Tomé, editor, Tratado de Albeitaria, Santiago de Compostela: Centro Ramón Piñeiro, page 65:
      Ferrar se deue o Cauallo con ferraduras rredondas conuiniuylles as huñas, et deuen os canellos das ferraduras seer estreitos et lleues. Et quanto as ferraduras mais lligeiras foren tanto o Cauallo alçara os pees mais lligeiramente
      The horse must be horseshoed with round horseshoes, appropriate to the hoofs, and their calks must be thin and light. The lighter the horseshoes, the lighter the horse will lift his feet.
  2. to garnish with iron

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ferro (iron) +‎ -ar, or from a Late Latin ferrāre, from Latin ferrum (iron). Compare Spanish herrar, Catalan ferrar, French ferrer, Italian ferrare.

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  • Hyphenation: fer‧rar

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ferrar (first-person singular present ferro, first-person singular preterite ferrei, past participle ferrado)

  1. to horseshoe (to apply horseshoes to a horse or other hooved animal)
  2. (Brazil, slang) to screw (to beset with unfortunate circumstances)
  3. (archaic, nautical) to anchor (to cast a ship’s anchor)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin ferrāre, from Latin ferrum (Spanish fierro).

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  • IPA(key): /feˈraɾ/ [feˈraɾ]
  • Rhymes: -aɾ
  • Syllabification: fe‧rrar

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ferrar (first-person singular present fierro, first-person singular preterite ferré, past participle ferrado)

  1. (transitive) to add iron to
  2. (transitive) Obsolete spelling of herrar (to shoe)

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