oarfăn

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EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin orphanus, from Ancient Greek ὀρφανός ‎(orphanós, without parents, fatherless). Compare Aromanian oarfãn, Spanish huérfano. Largely replaced by the form orfan from Greek.

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oarfăn

  1. (archaic) destitute, deficient, deprived
  2. (archaic) poor, needy
  3. (archaic) sorrowful, miserable

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