firma

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See also: Firma, firmá, firmà, and fîrma

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

firma

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of firmar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of firmar

Classical Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish firma.

Noun[edit]

fīrma

  1. A signature.
    • 1586: testimony of Don Juan
      auh yn don diego de velasco ynic quineltilia huel ymatica quitlalia yn ifirma yhuã ytoca
      (But to verify it don Diego de Velasco with his very own hand places here his signature and name.)
    • 1645: sale of house and land by Agustín de Santiago to Juan Gómez Monteagudo, Spaniard, and wife
      ypanpa nican nictlallia nofirma
      (wherefore I set down here my signature)
    • 1720: confirmation of the status of fields belonging to Santa Elena
      ca nican tictlalia yn tofirma
      (Here we set down our signatures)

References[edit]

  • Lockhart, James (1991) Nahuas and Spaniards: Postconquest Central Mexican History and Philology, Stanford: Stanford University Press, pages 87, 100, 104

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian firma (signature of a company).

Noun[edit]

firma

  1. firm (company)
    Synonym: şirket

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪrma/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

firma f

  1. firm (business)
Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • firma in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • firma in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

firma f (plural firma's, diminutive firmaatje n)

  1. a large-scale company, a firm

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: firma

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

firma (accusative singular firman, plural firmaj, accusative plural firmajn)

  1. firm (solid, fixed, or steadfast)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From either English firm or German Firma, from Italian firma (signature).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfirmɑ/, [ˈfirmɑ]
  • Rhymes: -irmɑ
  • Syllabification: fir‧ma

Noun[edit]

firma

  1. (informal) firm, company
  2. (military slang, informal) the Finnish Defense Forces

Declension[edit]

Inflection of firma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative firma firmat
genitive firman firmojen
partitive firmaa firmoja
illative firmaan firmoihin
singular plural
nominative firma firmat
accusative nom. firma firmat
gen. firman
genitive firman firmojen
firmainrare
partitive firmaa firmoja
inessive firmassa firmoissa
elative firmasta firmoista
illative firmaan firmoihin
adessive firmalla firmoilla
ablative firmalta firmoilta
allative firmalle firmoille
essive firmana firmoina
translative firmaksi firmoiksi
instructive firmoin
abessive firmatta firmoitta
comitative firmoineen
Possessive forms of firma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person firmani firmamme
2nd person firmasi firmanne
3rd person firmansa

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Manuel Antonio's firma ("signature")

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese firma. Back-formation from firmar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

firma f (plural firmas)

  1. signature
    Synonym: sinatura
  2. firm, business
    Synonym: compañía

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese firmar-se.

Verb[edit]

firma

  1. to stand

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch firma, from Italian firma, from Latin firmare, from firmus, from Proto-Italic *fermos, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰer-mo-s (holding), from the root *dʰer- (to hold). Doublet of darma and derma.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɪrma]
  • Hyphenation: fir‧ma

Noun[edit]

firma (first-person possessive firmaku, second-person possessive firmamu, third-person possessive firmanya)

  1. (business) firm, general partnership.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin firmare, from firmus; cognates include English firm.

Noun[edit]

firma f (plural firme)

  1. signature

Verb[edit]

firma

  1. third-person singular present indicative of firmare
  2. second-person singular imperative of firmare

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English feorm (rent, provision, supplies, feast), from Proto-Germanic *fermō (means of living, subsistence), from Proto-Germanic *ferhuz (life force, body, being), from Proto-Indo-European *perkʷ- (life, force, strength, tree).

Pronunciation[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

firma f (genitive firmae); first declension (Medieval Latin)

  1. tax, tribute
  2. rent
  3. farm
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative firma firmae
Genitive firmae firmārum
Dative firmae firmīs
Accusative firmam firmās
Ablative firmā firmīs
Vocative firma firmae
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • firma in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to enjoy good health: bona (firma, prospera) valetudine esse or uti (vid. sect. VI. 8., note uti...)
    • a good constitution: firma corporis constitutio or affectio

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

firma

  1. inflection of firmus:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Adjective[edit]

firmā

  1. ablative feminine singular of firmus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin firmare, via Italian firma

Noun[edit]

firma n (definite singular firmaet, indefinite plural firma or firmaer, definite plural firmaene)

  1. a company (business), a firm

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin firmare, via Italian firma

Noun[edit]

firma n (definite singular firmaet, indefinite plural firma, definite plural firmaa)

  1. a company (business), a firm

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From Italian firma, from Latin firmāre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

firma f

  1. (business) company (in legal context, a corporation)

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian firma (signature), from Latin firmare (firm, strengthen, fortify).

Noun[edit]

firma f (plural firmas)

  1. company
    Synonyms: empresa, companhia
  2. (law) signature
    Synonyms: assinatura, rubrica

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

firma

  1. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) present indicative of firmar
  2. Second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of firmar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian firma (signature), from Latin firmare (firm, strengthen, fortify).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fîːrma/
  • Hyphenation: fir‧ma

Noun[edit]

fȋrma f (Cyrillic spelling фи̑рма)

  1. firm, company

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From firmar (to sign).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfiɾma/, [ˈfiɾ.ma]

Noun[edit]

firma f (plural firmas)

  1. signature
  2. seal
  3. (business) company
    Synonym: empresa

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Verb[edit]

firma

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of firmar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of firmar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of firmar.

Further reading[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

firma c

  1. a firm, a company

Declension[edit]

Declension of firma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative firma firman firmor firmorna
Genitive firmas firmans firmors firmornas

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian firma.

Noun[edit]

firma (definite accusative firmayı, plural firmalar)

  1. firm

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative firma
Definite accusative firmayı
Singular Plural
Nominative firma firmalar
Definite accusative firmayı firmaları
Dative firmaya firmalara
Locative firmada firmalarda
Ablative firmadan firmalardan
Genitive firmanın firmaların

Yogad[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish firma.

Noun[edit]

firma

  1. signature