fierro

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Aragonese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Noun[edit]

fierro m

  1. iron

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Asturian[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Noun[edit]

fierro m (plural fierros)

  1. iron

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fierro n

  1. iron (metal)

fierro m

  1. iron (for flattening clothes)

Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fierro f (plural fierros)

  1. iron
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 6v.
      Et aun a otra ṕpriedat que el uidrio la obedece ¬ tiral aſſi como la aymante tira el fierro.
      And yet another property is that glass obeys it and it pulls it, just like the magnet attracts iron.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: fierro
  • Spanish: fierro, hierro

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant of hierro preserving the initial /f/ in Old Spanish fierro, from Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjero/, [ˈfje.ro]

Noun[edit]

fierro m (plural fierros)

  1. (Latin America) branding iron
    El rancho marca su ganado con fierro
    The ranch marks its cattle with a brand.
  2. (colloquial, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay) firearm
  3. (countable, Costa Rica) tool (implement)
  4. (Mexico) penny, cent
  5. (colloquial, Uruguay) coin (money in the form of coins)
    El banco no acepta pagos en fierro
    The bank doesn't accept payment in coins.
  6. (archaic, dialectal, Louisiana) iron (metal)
    La cerca alrededor de su casa es de fierro pintado
    The fence around the house is painted iron.
    Synonym: hierro
  7. (colloquial, Mexico) money (currency)

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Verb[edit]

fierro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ferrar

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