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See also: Faba and fába

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin faba.

NounEdit

faba f (plural fabes)

  1. bean

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese, from Latin faba.

NounEdit

faba f (plural fabas)

  1. bean
  2. bean plant

SynonymsEdit


LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ- (bean). Cognate with Faliscan haba (bean), and more distantly with Scots bene, bein (bean), West Frisian bean (bean), Dutch boon (bean), German Bohne (bean), Danish bønne (bean), Icelandic baun (bean), English bean, Russian боб (bob, bean).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faba f (genitive fabae); first declension

  1. bean
  2. horse bean
  3. a small object with the shape of a bean.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative faba fabae
genitive fabae fabārum
dative fabae fabīs
accusative fabam fabās
ablative fabā fabīs
vocative faba fabae

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ReferencesEdit

  • faba in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • faba in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “faba”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • faba” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)