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AdjectiveEdit

fortuito (feminine singular fortuita, masculine plural fortuiti, feminine plural fortuite)

  1. accidental, chance (attributive), fortuitous, casual

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From forte (by chance).

AdverbEdit

fortuītō (not comparable)

  1. by chance, accidentally, casually
  2. fortuitously

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ReferencesEdit

  • fortuito in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fortuito in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fortuito in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • quite accidentally, fortuitously: temere et fortuito; forte (et) temere
  • Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, 1st edition. (Oxford University Press)

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fortuito m (feminine singular fortuita, masculine plural fortuitos, feminine plural fortuitas, comparable)

  1. fortuitous (happening by chance, not necessarily a lucky one)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fortuītus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /forˈtwito/, [forˈt̪wit̪o]

AdjectiveEdit

fortuito (feminine singular fortuita, masculine plural fortuitos, feminine plural fortuitas)

  1. accidental

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