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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fōns, fōntem

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. fountain, spring
  2. source

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Probably from fondre.

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. melting, smelting, thawing
  2. cast iron
  3. (typography) font

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Italian fonda (purse), from Latin funda (leather pocket, sling).

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. holster (on saddle)

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GalicianEdit

 
Fonte dos Cabalos, Santiago de Compostela

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fonte, from Latin fōntem, singular accusative of fōns (spring; fountain). Cognate with Portuguese fonte and Spanish fuente.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. spring (of water)
    Synonym: manancial
  2. fountain
    Synonym: chafariz
  3. source, fount (origin)
    Synonym: orixe
  4. platter (tray for serving food)
    Synonym: travesa

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

InterlinguaEdit

NounEdit

fonte (plural fontes)

  1. source, font

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fōntem, accusative of fōns, of Proto-Indo-European origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfon.te/
  • (file)

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fonti)

  1. spring (of water)
  2. source or fount

fonte m (plural fonti)

  1. font (baptismal)

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fonte

  1. ablative singular of fōns

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese fonte, from Latin fōntem, singular accusative of fōns (spring; fountain), of Proto-Indo-European origin.

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. spring (water source)
  2. fountain
  3. source (that from which something comes or is acquired)
  4. (anatomy) temple of the head
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin fundō (I smelt).

NounEdit

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. (typography) font