perro

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From Spanish perro ‎(dog).

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perro m ‎(feminine singular perra, masculine plural perros, feminine plural perras, comparable)

  1. stiff (of an object, rigid, hard to bend, inflexible)
    A porta está perra, não a consigo abrir.
    The door is stuck, I can't open it.
  2. stubborn

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perro m (plural perros)

  1. (rare) a dog
  2. a mischievous person

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Originally pejorative, it replaced the native word can. Perhaps from a call used for dogs (compare Galician apurrar ‎(set the dogs on)). Another theory derives it from Iberian.

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perro m ‎(feminine singular perra, masculine plural perros, feminine plural perras)

  1. doggy, doggish
  2. awful
  3. wicked, mean

Noun[edit]

perro m ‎(plural perros, feminine perra)

  1. dog

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