furare

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See also: furaré

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūrārī, present active infinitive of fūror, derived from fūr (thief).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fuˈra.re/, [fuˈr̺äːr̺e̞]
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Stress: furàre
  • Hyphenation: fu‧ra‧re

Verb[edit]

furare (obsolete)

  1. to steal
    Synonym: rubare
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio [The Divine Comedy: Purgatory] (paperback, in Italian), Bompiani, published 2001, Canto XX, lines 109–111, page 307:
      Del folle Acàn ciascun poi si ricorda, ¶ come furò le spoglie, sì che l'ira ¶ di Iosüè qui par ch'ancor lo morda.
      The foolish Achan each one then records, ¶ and how he stole the spoils; so that the wrath ¶ of Joshua still appears to sting him here.
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio [The Divine Comedy: Purgatory] (paperback, in Italian), Bompiani, published 2001, Canto XXX, lines 103–105, page 467:
      «Voi vigilate ne l'etterno die, ¶ sì che notte né sonno a voi non fura ¶ passo che faccia il secol per sue vie; [] »
      Ye keep your watch in the eternal day, ¶ so that nor night nor sleep can steal from you ¶ one step the ages make upon their path;
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XIII, lines 139–142, page 239:
      Non creda donna Berta e ser Martino, ¶ per vedere un furare, altro offerere, ¶ vederli dentro al consiglio divino; ¶ ché quel può surgere, e quel può cadere.
      Let not Dame Bertha nor Ser Martin think, ¶ seeing one steal, another offering make, ¶ to see them in the arbitrament divine; ¶ for one may rise, and fall the other may.
  2. to kidnap
    Synonym: rapire
  3. (figuratively) to take away
    Synonym: portare via
    Morte fura prima i migliori, e lascia star i reiDeath takes the best [ones] away first, and leaves the wicked be

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Verb[edit]

fūrāre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of fūror
  2. second-person singular present active indicative of fūror