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NounEdit

fantasma f (plural fantasmes)

  1. Alternative form of pantasma

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin phantasma, from Ancient Greek φάντασμα (phántasma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fantasma m (plural fantasmes)

  1. ghost, phantom

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

fantasma

  1. third-person singular past historic of fantasmer

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin phantasma, or Ancient Greek φάντασμα (phántasma).[1]

NounEdit

fantasma m (plural fantasmi)

  1. ghost, spectre
    città fantasmaghost town
  2. illusion

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “fantasma”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati

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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin phantasma (apparition, specter), from Ancient Greek φάντασμα (phántasma, an appearance, image, apparition, specter), from φαντάζω (phantázō, I make visible), from φαίνω (phaínō, I cause to appear, bring to light), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh- (to shine).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fantasma m, f or m (in variation) (plural fantasmas)

  1. ghost (spirit appearing after death)
    Synonyms: aparição, espectro, espírito, assombração, alma

Usage notesEdit

The gender of fantasma varies from person to person:

  • some use it as a masculine when referring to the ghost of a man and feminine when referring to the ghost of a woman;
  • some use it as a masculine always, irrespective of the ghost’s sex;
  • in the past, it was also used as a feminine noun always.

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SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin phantasma, from Ancient Greek φάντασμα (phántasma, image, phantom), from φαντάζω (phantázō, I make visible), from φαίνω (phaínō, I cause to appear, bring to light).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fanˈtasma/, [fãn̪ˈt̪azma]

NounEdit

fantasma m (plural fantasmas)

  1. ghost, phantom
    El fantasma de la ópera.The Phantom of the Opera.
  2. (colloquial) show-off

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