orfe

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

19th century. Borrowed from German orfe, orf, possibly from French orphe or Old High German orvo, from Latin orphus (gilt-head bream), from Ancient Greek ὀρφώς (orphṓs, sea perch).

May be related to Old English eorp, earp (dark, dusky), Old High German erpf (brown), Old Norse jarpr (brown), and Ancient Greek ὀρφνός (orphnós, dark).

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orfe (plural orfes)

  1. A fish, the ide, Leuciscus idus.

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin orphanus, from Ancient Greek ὀρφανός (orphanós).

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orfe (feminine òrfena, masculine plural orfes, feminine plural òrfenes)

  1. orphan

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orfe m (plural orfes or òrfens, feminine òrfena)

  1. orphan

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Noun[edit]

orfe

  1. Alternative form of orf