ferreiro

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese ferreiro, from Latin ferrārius (blacksmith) (compare Spanish herrero), from ferrum (iron). Equivalent to ferro +‎ -eiro.

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Noun[edit]

ferreiro m (plural ferreiros)

  1. blacksmith (iron forger)
    En cas do ferreiro coitelo de pau.In the house of the smith, wooden knife.
    (proverb)
  2. blue tit (Cyanistes caeruleus)
    Synonym: ferreiriño
  3. stingray
    Synonym: estinga

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References[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ferreiro (compare Galician ferreiro), from Latin ferrārius (blacksmith) (compare Spanish herrero), from ferrum (iron). Equivalent to ferro +‎ -eiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ferreiro m (plural ferreiros, feminine ferreira, feminine plural ferreiras)

  1. blacksmith (iron forger)

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