fango

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian fango, perhaps from Catalan fang, or perhaps from a Germanic language.[1]

NounEdit

fango โ€Ž(uncountable)

  1. Mud from the thermal springs at Battaglia in Italy, used to treat certain medical complaints such as gout and rheumatism.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ โ€œfangoโ€ in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian and Spanish fango (contrast Esperanto koto).

NounEdit

fango (plural fangi)

  1. mud, mire

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin, from Gothic ๐†๐Œฐ๐Œฝ๐Œฒ๐Œฐ โ€Ž(fanga, โ€œmud, addle, mireโ€), from Proto-Germanic *fangล โ€Ž(โ€œwetness, moistureโ€), from Proto-Indo-European *pAnk- โ€Ž(โ€œmud, rot, filthโ€). Cognate with French fange โ€Ž(โ€œmud, mireโ€) (from Germanic), German feucht โ€Ž(โ€œmoist, dampโ€), Dutch vocht โ€Ž(โ€œmoisture, humidityโ€), Old English fลซht โ€Ž(โ€œmoist, dampโ€), Swedish fukt โ€Ž(โ€œmoisture, humidityโ€).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /หˆfaล‹ษกo/

NounEdit

fango m โ€Ž(plural fanghi)

  1. mud

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Catalan fang.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [หˆfaล‹ษกo]

NounEdit

fango m โ€Ž(plural fangos)

  1. mud (soil and water)

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