See also: Hierro and El Hierro

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PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝero/, [ˈɟ͡ʝe.ro]
  • IPA(key): (Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈjero/, [ˈje.ro]
  • IPA(key): /ˈje.ro/, [ˈje.ro] (spelling pronunciation)
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  • Homophone: Hierro
  • Homophone: yerro (not in Rioplatense)
  • Rhymes: -ero
  • Chemical element
    Fe
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    Etymology 1Edit

    From Old Spanish fierro, from Latin ferrum (compare Catalan ferro, French fer, Italian ferro, Portuguese ferro, Romanian fier). See also the doublet ferro (anchor of a galley), probably borrowed from Catalan.

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    NounEdit

    hierro m (plural hierros)

    1. iron (common, inexpensive metal, having atomic number 26 and symbol Fe, or a material predominantly made of this)
    2. branding iron (piece of metal bent into a distinctive shape and used to brand livestock)
    3. (metonymically) brand (mark or scar made by burning with a branding iron)
    4. (by extension) brand (symbolic identity, represented by a name or logo)
      Synonym: marca (more common)
    5. iron or steel weapon
    6. any of various objects made of iron
    7. importance
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    Etymology 2Edit

    VerbEdit

    hierro

    1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of herrar.

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