See also: Afro, afro-, and Afro-

EnglishEdit

 afro on Wikipedia
 
Musician Billy Preston with an Afro in 1974

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afro (plural afros)

  1. A hairstyle characterized by a tightly curled locks and a rounded shape.
    • 2019, Bernardine Evaristo, Girl, Woman, Other, Penguin Books (2020), page 335:
      sheʼd been unmissable sitting in the front row of the lecture theatre with a crazy-ass afro and stunning face

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English afro.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaː.froː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: afro

NounEdit

afro m (plural afro's, diminutive afrootje n)

  1. afro, fro

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from English afro.

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afro

  1. afro (hairstyle)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of afro (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative afro afrot
genitive afron afrojen
partitive afroa afroja
illative afroon afroihin
singular plural
nominative afro afrot
accusative nom. afro afrot
gen. afron
genitive afron afrojen
partitive afroa afroja
inessive afrossa afroissa
elative afrosta afroista
illative afroon afroihin
adessive afrolla afroilla
ablative afrolta afroilta
allative afrolle afroille
essive afrona afroina
translative afroksi afroiksi
instructive afroin
abessive afrotta afroitta
comitative afroineen
Possessive forms of afro (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person afroni afromme
2nd person afrosi afronne
3rd person afronsa

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afro m (plural afros)

  1. afro (hairstyle)

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afro (feminine singular afra, masculine plural afri, feminine plural afre)

  1. sharp, tart, sour, acerbic, bitter (Variant of: aspro)

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afro (invariable)

  1. African

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āfrō

  1. dative masculine singular of āfer
  2. dative neuter singular of āfer
  3. ablative masculine singular of āfer
  4. ablative neuter singular of āfer

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English afro.

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afro m (definite singular afroen, indefinite plural afroar, definite plural afroane)

  1. an afro

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

afro (plural afro, comparable)

  1. African (of African culture)

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈafɾo/, [ˈaf.ɾo]

NounEdit

afro m (plural afros)

  1. afro (hairstyle)