See also: Faro, farò, and Fårö

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Presumably an alteration of pharaon, itself a transcription of French pharaon, perhaps as a name for the King of Hearts.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro (uncountable)

  1. (card games) A game of chance played by betting on the order in which certain cards will appear when taken singly from the top of the pack.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

faro n (uncountable)

  1. a type of beer

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fari (to do) +‎ -o (nominal suffix).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro (accusative singular faron, plural faroj, accusative plural farojn)

  1. deed (an action or act)

GalicianEdit

 
Faro, Cape Touriñán
 
Torre de Hércules, a Roman lighthouse known during the Middle Ages as Faro Bregancio

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese faro, from Latin pharus, itself from Ancient Greek Φάρος (Pháros).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro m (plural faros)

  1. lighthouse
  2. headlight (of a vehicle)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • faro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • faro” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • faro” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • faro” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • faro” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IdoEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro (plural fari)

  1. lighthouse

ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pharus, itself from Ancient Greek Φάρος (Pháros).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro m (plural fari)

  1. lighthouse
  2. headlight, headlamp

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *farwaz.

AdjectiveEdit

faro

  1. colored

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *farwaz.

AdjectiveEdit

faro

  1. colored

DeclensionEdit



PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Obscure.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro m (plural faros)

  1. sense of smell, especially that of an animal
    Synonym: olfato
  2. (figuratively) the ability to recognise opportunities
    Synonyms: intuição, visão

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pharus, from Ancient Greek φάρος (pháros).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

faro m (plural faros)

  1. lighthouse
  2. beacon
  3. headlight, headlamp (of a vehicle)
  4. light (bicycle accessory)

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