fungi

EnglishEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) enPR: fŭnʹjī, fŭngʹgī, IPA(key): /ˈfʌn.dʒaɪ/, /ˈfʌŋ.ɡaɪ/, /ˈfʌŋ.ɡiː/, /ˈfʌn.dʒiː/
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NounEdit

fungi

  1. plural of fungus
  2. (pathology) Spongy, abnormal growth, as granulation tissue formed in a wound
  3. (music) A style of folk and popular music from the Virgin Islands, traditionally performed by bands consisting of ukulele, banjo, guitar and washboard with various percussion instruments on rhythm.

Usage notesEdit

  • There are multiple pronunciations in current English use. More American dictionaries favor the pronunciation /ˈfʌn.dʒaɪ/ or /ˈfʌŋ.gaɪ/, while more British dictionaries favor the pronunciation /ˈfʌŋ.giː/ or /ˈfʌn.dʒiː/. However, all four pronunciations are in use in both countries.

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Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

fungī m

  1. genitive singular of fungus
  2. locative singular of fungus
  3. nominative plural of fungus
  4. vocative plural of fungus

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

fungī

  1. present active infinitive of fungor
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