fantasia

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See also: fantasía

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fænˈtɑːzɪə/, /fænˈteɪzɪə/

Noun[edit]

fantasia (plural fantasias)

  1. (music) An unstructured orchestral composition.
  2. Any unstructured work.
    • 1899, Israel Zangwill, "They that Walk in Darkness": Ghetto Tragedies (page 289)
      When, at the head-centre, the lady demonstrator, armed with a Brobdingnagian whalebone needle, threaded with a bright red cord, executed herringboned fantasias on a canvas frame resembling a violin stand, it all looked easy enough.
    • 2003, Kevin L. O'Brien, Strange Stars & Alien Shadows (page 39)
      Her art is always with her, clothing her from throat to toes in an indelible fantasia of color and form and myth.
  3. A traditional festival with exhibitions of horsemanship among the Maghrebi Berbers.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (plural fantasies)

  1. fantasy

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia

  1. fantasy

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin phantasia from Greek φαντασία

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (plural fantasie)

  1. imagination, fantasy, whim, fancy
  2. pattern

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fantasia f (genitive fantasiae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of phantasia.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative fantasia fantasiae
genitive fantasiae fantasiārum
dative fantasiae fantasiīs
accusative fantasiam fantasiās
ablative fantasiā fantasiīs
vocative fantasia fantasiae

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (plural fantasias)

  1. fantasy (imagining)
  2. (literature) fantasy (literary genre)
  3. costume (outfit or a disguise worn as fancy dress)

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