fama

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Chickasaw[edit]

Verb[edit]

fama

  1. to be whipped

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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfama/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧ma

Adjective[edit]

fama (plural famaj, accusative singular faman, accusative plural famajn)

  1. famous

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fāma.

Noun[edit]

fama f (plural fame)

  1. fame, renown
  2. reputation, name
  3. report, rumor

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bheh₂-mā-, from *bheh₂- (to speak). Cognate to Ancient Greek φήμη (phḗmē, talk).

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Noun[edit]

fāma f (genitive fāmae); first declension

  1. fame.
  2. rumour.
  3. reputation
    • 43 BCEc. 17 CE, Ovid, Heroides 17.17, (translation Benham's Book of Quotations 1948)
      Fama tamen clara est; et adhuc sine crimine vixi.
      My good name is nevertheless unstained; and so far I have lived without blame.
    61 CEc. 112 CE, Pliny the Younger, Epistulae 3.20.9
    Multi famam, conscientiam pauci verentur.
    Many fear their reputation, few their conscience.
    Dimicanti de fama deesse.
    To abandon one whose reputation is attacked.
  4. vocative singular of fama

fāmā

  1. ablative singular of fāmā

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fāma fāmae
genitive fāmae fāmārum
dative fāmae fāmīs
accusative fāmam fāmās
ablative fāmā fāmīs
vocative fāma fāmae

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fama, from Latin fāma, from Proto-Indo-European *bheh₂-mā-, from *bheh₂- (to speak).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɐ.mɐ/
  • Hyphenation: fa‧ma

Noun[edit]

fama f (plural famas)

  1. reputation
  2. fame

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fāma.

Noun[edit]

fama f (plural famas)

  1. reputation
  2. fame

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