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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin adfiliare, affiliare (to adopt as a son), from Latin ad + filius (son). Compare Portuguese afilhar, afiliar, Spanish ahijar, Italian affiliare.

VerbEdit

afiar

  1. to adopt
  2. to become godparent of

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

a- +‎ fio +‎ -ar. Compare Spanish afilar, French affiler, Italian affilare.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

afiar (first-person singular present indicative afio, past participle afiado)

  1. to sharpen
    Synonyms: afilar, afinar, aguçar, amolar

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