frenar

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fre (brake); only attested circa 1900[1]. Cf. also Latin freno, frenare.

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frenar (first-person singular present freno, past participle frenat)

  1. to brake
  2. to curb, restrain

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  1. ^ “frenar” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Latin frēnāre, present active infinitive of frēnō, but more likely derived later in Spanish from freno, and first attested 1591[1]. Cf. also enfrenar and refrenar.

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frenar (first-person singular present freno, first-person singular preterite frené, past participle frenado)

  1. (transitive) to brake (a vehicle)
  2. (transitive) to restrain

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