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EtymologyEdit

From English orphan, Italian orfano, etc., ultimately from Ancient Greek ὀρφανός (orphanós).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orfo (accusative singular orfon, plural orfoj, accusative plural orfojn)

  1. orphan

HyponymsEdit

  • (neologism, nonstandard) orfiĉo (male orphan)
  • orfino (female orphan)

Derived termsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin orphanus (orphan), from Ancient Greek ὀρφανός (orphanós). Cognate with Portuguese órfão, Spanish huérfano.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

orfo m (plural orfos, feminine orfa, feminine plural orfas)

  1. orphan
    • 1320, X. Ferro Couselo (ed.), A vida e a fala dos devanceiros. Escolma de documentos en galego dos séculos XIII ao XVI. Vigo: Galaxia, page 75:
      fazemos e ordenamos á loor de Deus e da Uirgen Santa María, sa madre, conuén a saber: hua albergaría na vila de Monte Rey e que seia de Santi Espíritos, en que se collam os pobres e se cryen os orfos
      we build and order, for the Lord's and Saint Mary's, his mother, praise, this which follows: a hospital in the town of Monterrei, dedicated to the Holy Ghost, where the poor can be gathered and the orphans brought up

AdjectiveEdit

orfo m (feminine singular orfa, masculine plural orfos, feminine plural orfas)

  1. left orphan, without parents

ReferencesEdit

  • orfo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • orfo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • orfo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.