See also: Garra

AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

garra m or f

  1. no (not any)
    • 2010, Academia de l’Aragonés, Propuesta ortografica de l’Academia de l’Aragonés, 2nd edition, Edacar, page 53:
      En estes casos no se deixa garra espacio entre os elementos anteriors y posteriors, y a barreta.
      In these cases no space is placed between the anterior and posterior elements, and the slash.

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Gaulish *garrā (leg) (compare Breton gar, Old Irish gairri (calves)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garra f (plural garres)

  1. claw, talon

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Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈkarra/

AdjectiveEdit

garra

  1. attributive form of garas

PortugueseEdit

 
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garra

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from garfa (animal's claw), from Andalusian Arabic جَارْفَا(gārfā, handful), from Arabic غُرْفَة(ḡurfa, cup or dipper), from غَرَفَ(ḡarafa, to ladle), with influence from garfio (hook).

Or, possibly from Gaulish *garrā (leg) (compare Breton gar, Old Irish gairri (calves)), from Proto-Celtic *garrā; see Cornish garr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garra f (plural garras)

  1. claw (curved horny nail)
  2. (figuratively) drive; determination
    Synonyms: ânimo, genica, determinação, tenacidade

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from garfa (animal's claw), from Andalusian Arabic جَارْفَا(gárfa, handful), from Arabic غُرْفَة(ḡurfa, cup or dipper), from غَرَفَ(ḡarafa, to ladle), with influence from garfio (hook).

Or, possibly from Gaulish *garrā (leg) (compare Breton gar, Old Irish gairri (calves)), from Proto-Celtic *garrā; see Cornish garr.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

garra f (plural garras)

  1. claw, talon
    Holonym: pata
  2. paw
  3. (figuratively) clutches
  4. hook
  5. (figuratively) passion, dedication, effort or audacity someone shows in action
    Él le pone mucha garra al trabajo.
    He puts a lot of effort into his work.

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WiradhuriEdit

NounEdit

garra

  1. testicles