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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

fango (uncountable)

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ β€œfango”, in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Italian fango and Spanish fango. Contrast Esperanto koto.

NounEdit

fango (plural fangi)

  1. mud, mire

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin, from Gothic π†πŒ°πŒ½πŒ²πŒ° β€Ž(fanga, β€œmud, addle, mire”), from Proto-Germanic *fangō β€Ž(β€œwetness, moisture”), from Proto-Indo-European *penk- β€Ž(β€œmud, rot, filth”). Cognate with French fange β€Ž(β€œmud, mire”) (from Germanic), German feucht β€Ž(β€œmoist, damp”), Dutch vocht β€Ž(β€œmoisture, humidity”), Old English fΕ«ht β€Ž(β€œmoist, damp”), Swedish fukt β€Ž(β€œmoisture, humidity”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fangoΒ m (plural fanghi)

  1. mud

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Catalan fang.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fangoΒ m (plural fangos)

  1. mud (soil and water)

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