See also: Fungi, fungí, and fungi-

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EnglishEdit

 
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Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

fungi

  1. plural of fungus
  2. (pathology) Spongy, abnormal growth, as granulation tissue formed in a wound
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.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fungi ‎(uncountable)

  1. (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.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

fungi ‎(uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of fungee (Caribbean okra dish)

ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

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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