From Old Spanish fragua, from older frauga, from a presumed earlier form *fravga, from a Vulgar Latin *frabica, a metathetic form of Latin fabrica (“workshop”), from faber (“forger, smith”). Compare the borrowed doublet fabrica, and forja, from French. Cognate with Portuguese frágua.
fragua f (plural fraguas)
- Informal second-person singular (tú) affirmative imperative form of fraguar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of fraguar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of fraguar.