See also: fátum

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fātus, perfect active participle of for (speak).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fātum n (genitive fātī); second declension

  1. destiny, fate, lot
    alicuius fatum est/ alicui fatum est + infinitivesomeone is fated to
  2. (in the plural) death
  3. (of a god) speech
  4. utterance, declaration, proclamation, prediction, prophecy
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 1.481-482:
      sīc erat in fātīs; nec tē tua culpa fugāvit, sed deus
      Thus it was in the prophecies: no fault of yours has exiled you, but a god.

Derived termsEdit

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (neuter).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fātum fāta
Genitive fātī fātōrum
Dative fātō fātīs
Accusative fātum fāta
Ablative fātō fātīs
Vocative fātum fāta

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit

ParticipleEdit

fātum

  1. inflection of fātus:
    1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter singular
    2. accusative masculine singular

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin fātum. Doublet of bajać, bajan, fabuła, fama, fatalny, and fejm.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfa.tum/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -atum
  • Syllabification: fa‧tum

NounEdit

fatum n

  1. destiny, fate, doom, jinx

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • fatum in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • fatum in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unadapted borrowing from Latin fatum.

NounEdit

fatum n (uncountable)

  1. fate

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fatum.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fǎːtum/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧tum

NounEdit

fátum m (Cyrillic spelling фа́тум)

  1. fate, destiny

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fatum” in Hrvatski jezični portal

West MakianEdit

EtymologyEdit

May be the same as West Makian fatung (to sniff).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fatum

  1. (transitive) to smell (something)

ConjugationEdit

Conjugation of fatum (action verb)
singular plural
inclusive exclusive
1st person tafatum mafatum afatum
2nd person nafatum fafatum
3rd person inanimate ifatum dafatum
animate
imperative nafatum, fatum fafatum, fatum

ReferencesEdit

  • Clemens Voorhoeve (1982) The Makian languages and their neighbours[1], Pacific linguistics