forrar

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Circa 1370. From Old French forrer (to furnish), from Proto-Germanic *fōdrą (compare English fodder), from *fōdô (food), from Proto-Indo-European *pat- (to feed).[1]

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Verb[edit]

forrar (first-person singular present forro, first-person singular preterite forrei, past participle forrado)

  1. (transitive) to line, to insert a lining
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 417:
      Et era forrado en pẽna armjña
      And it was lined in ermine fur
  2. (transitive) to cover, to put a cover on
  3. (transitive) to put a wedge under a wheel

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Derived terms[edit]

  • forra (small stone used as filling; wedge)
  • forro (cover)

References[edit]

  • forrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • forrad” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • forrar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. forrar.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From forro (lining) +‎ -ar.

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Verb[edit]

forrar (first-person singular present indicative forro, past participle forrado)

  1. to line, to insert a lining
  2. to cover, to put a cover on
  3. to carpet
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Etymology 2[edit]

From forro (free) +‎ -ar.

Verb[edit]

forrar (first-person singular present indicative forro, past participle forrado)

  1. to save; to economize
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French fourrer.

Verb[edit]

forrar (first-person singular present forro, first-person singular preterite forré, past participle forrado)

  1. (transitive) to line, cover the inside
  2. (transitive) to put a cover on a book
  3. (transitive) to overlay
  4. (reflexive) to make a fortune

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