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ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • fero (archaic, poetic)

EtymologyEdit

From earlier fero, from Latin ferus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwer-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjɛ.ro/, [ˈfjɛːr̺o]
  • Rhymes: -ɛro
  • Hyphenation: fiè‧ro

AdjectiveEdit

fiero (feminine singular fiera, masculine plural fieri, feminine plural fiere)

  1. (literary) fierce, specifically:
    1. cruel, merciless
      1. (figuratively, of fate) fiercely hostile
      2. (by extension, of a face) frightening, intimidating
    2. frightening, ghastly, horrible
    3. (of a struggle) savage, violent
    4. (of natural forces) furious, raging
    5. (of feelings or expressions) intense, vehement
  2. (uncommon) audacious, bold, daring
  3. proud
    Sono fiero di te.I am proud of you.

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Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈfi̯ero/

VerbEdit

fiero

  1. inflection of fierrut:
    1. present indicative connegative
    2. second-person singular imperative
    3. imperative connegative

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ferus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwer-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fiero (feminine singular fiera, masculine plural fieros, feminine plural fieras)

  1. wild (of an animal, living in the wild)
  2. wild, fierce, ferocious
  3. biting, searing (pain)