fachada

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian facciata (façade), a derivation of faccia (front), from Latin faciēs (face).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fachada f (plural fachadas)

  1. (architecture) façade (of a building)
    Synonyms: frontispício, frontaria, frente, face
  2. (figuratively) anything used to hide something, especially criminal activities

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian facciata. Synchronically analyzable as facha (figure, aspect) +‎ -ada.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /faˈt͡ʃada/, [faˈt͡ʃa.ð̞a]

NounEdit

fachada f (plural fachadas)

  1. (architecture) façade (of a building)