oarfăn

See also: oarfãn

RomanianEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈo̯ar.fən/, [ˈwaɾ.fən]
  • Hyphenation: oar‧făn

AdjectiveEdit

oarfăn m or n (feminine singular oarfănă, masculine plural oarfeni, feminine and neuter plural oarfene)

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

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