Aragonese

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Etymology

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From Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfjero/
  • Rhymes: -ero
  • Syllabification: fie‧rro

Noun

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fierro m

  1. iron

References

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  • Bal Palazios, Santiago (2002) “fierro”, in Dizionario breu de a luenga aragonesa, Zaragoza, →ISBN
  • hierro”, in Aragonario, diccionario castellano–aragonés (in Spanish)

Asturian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Old Leonese fierru, from Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfjero/, [ˈfje.ro]

Noun

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fierro m (uncountable)

  1. iron

Ladino

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Etymology

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From Old Spanish fierro, from Latin ferrum.

Noun

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fierro m (Latin spelling)

  1. iron

References

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  • Kohen, Elli (2000) Ladino-English/English-Ladino Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary, New York: Hippocrene Books, →ISBN, page 175
  • Bendayán de Bendelac, Alegría (1995) Diciconario del judeoespañol de los sefardíes del norte de Marruecos (Jaquetía tradicional y moderna), Caracas, page 274

Mirandese

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Etymology

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From Old Leonese fierru, from Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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fierro m (plural fierros)

  1. iron

References

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“fierro” in Amadeu Ferreira, José Pedro Cardona Ferreira, Dicionário Mirandês-Português, 1st edition, 2004.

Neapolitan

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation

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  • (Naples) IPA(key): [ˈfjerrə]
  • (Castelmezzano) IPA(key): [ˈfiə̆rrə]

Noun

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fierro n

  1. iron (metal)

fierro m

  1. iron (for flattening clothes)

References

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  • AIS: Sprach- und Sachatlas Italiens und der Südschweiz [Linguistic and Ethnographic Atlas of Italy and Southern Switzerland] – map 403: “battere il ferro” – on navigais-web.pd.istc.cnr.it

Old Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Latin ferrum.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfjero/, /ˈhjero/

Noun

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fierro f (plural fierros)

  1. iron
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 6v:
      Et aun a otra ꝑpriedat que el uidrio la obedece ⁊ tiral aſſi como la aymante tira el fierro.
      And yet another property is that glass obeys it and it pulls it, just like the magnet attracts iron.

Descendants

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  • Ladino: fierro
  • Spanish: fierro, hierro

Spanish

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfjero/ [ˈfje.ro]
  • Audio (Peru):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ero
  • Syllabification: fie‧rro

Etymology 1

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Variant of hierro preserving the initial /f/ in Old Spanish fierro, from Latin ferrum.

Noun

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fierro m (plural fierros)

  1. (Latin America) branding iron
    El rancho marca su ganado con fierro
    The ranch marks its cattle with a brand.
  2. (colloquial, Colombia, Argentina, Uruguay) firearm
  3. (countable, Costa Rica) tool (implement)
  4. (Mexico) penny, cent
  5. (colloquial, Uruguay) coin (money in the form of coins)
    El banco no acepta pagos en fierro
    The bank doesn't accept payment in coins.
  6. (archaic, dialectal, Louisiana, Mexico) iron (metal)
    Synonym: hierro
    La cerca alrededor de su casa es de fierro pintado
    The fence around the house is painted iron.
  7. (colloquial, Mexico) money (currency)
Derived terms
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Descendants
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Etymology 2

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Verb

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fierro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ferrar

Further reading

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