See also: Fiero

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fiera +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fiˈero/
  • Hyphenation: fi‧e‧ro
  • Rhymes: -ero

NounEdit

fiero (uncountable, accusative fieron)

  1. pride (something one is proud of)
  2. pride (quality or feeling of being proud)

ItalianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • fero (archaic, poetic)

EtymologyEdit

From earlier fero, from Latin ferus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwéros, derived from *ǵʰwer- (wild).

PronunciationEdit

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

AdjectiveEdit

fiero (feminine fiera, masculine plural fieri, feminine plural fiere, superlative fierissimo)

  1. (literary) fierce, specifically:
    1. cruel, merciless
      Synonyms: crudele, efferato, feroce, spietato
      1. (figuratively, of fate) fiercely hostile
      2. (by extension, of a face) frightening, intimidating
        Synonyms: orribile, spaventoso
    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
    Synonyms: audace, intrepido
  3. proud
    Sono fiero di te.I am proud of you.
    Synonyms: altero, orgoglioso

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fiero in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

AnagramsEdit


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

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. savage, wild
    • c. 1200: Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 14r.
      Dẏxo nŕo ſénor amoẏſen. maduRga ala mannana ¬ di a pharaon. Q ẏol digo q́ dexe mio pueblo. E ſi nóblo dexare echare en el ẏenſos vaſſallos beſtias fieras. ¬ emplir ſe an todas las caſas ¬ todala tŕa. E marauillar ſe an en es dẏa.
      Our Lord said unto Moses, “Rise early in the morning and say unto Pharaoh that I order he let my people go, and that should he not let them go, I will unleash upon him and his servants savage beasts, and they will fill every house and all the earth, and on that day they will be awed. […]”

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: fiero, fiera

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfjeɾo/, [ˈfje.ɾo]

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

Further readingEdit