AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular from the neuter plural of Latin fortis.

NounEdit

fuerza f (plural fuerces)

  1. force (anything that is able to make a big change in person or thing)
  2. strength

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈfweɾθa/, [ˈfweɾ.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈfweɾsa/, [ˈfweɾ.sa]
  • Hyphenation: fuer‧za

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish fuerça, from Late Latin or Vulgar Latin *fortia, re-analyzed as a feminine singular from the neuter plural of Latin fortis. Compare Portuguese força, Catalan força, Italian forza, French force.

NounEdit

fuerza f (plural fuerzas)

  1. force
    fuerzas armadasarmed forces
  2. strength
  3. (physics) force
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DescendantsEdit
  • Tagalog: puwersa

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

fuerza

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of forzar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of forzar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of forzar.

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