ferro-

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See also: ferro, ferró, and ferrò

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin ferrum (iron).

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. iron (the metal)
  2. (chemistry) ferrous

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈferːo-/, [ˈfe̞rːo̞-]

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. ferro-

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French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. ferro-

Etymology 2[edit]

From chemin de fer (literally iron paths).

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. Relating to railways

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Italian[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. ferro-
  2. forms terms relating to railways

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. ferro-
    ferro- + ‎magnetyzm → ‎ferromagnetyzm

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Further reading[edit]

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ferrum (iron). The "railroad" sense comes from ferrocarril (railroad, literally iron path).

Prefix[edit]

ferro-

  1. forms terms relating to railroads: ferro-

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