fato

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fātum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fato m (plural fati)

  1. fate, destiny

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

fatō

  1. dative masculine singular of fatus
  2. dative neuter singular of fatus
  3. ablative masculine singular of fatus
  4. ablative neuter singular of fatus

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

fatos

Etymology 1[edit]

Uncertain. Maybe from Arabic [script?] (hatu, shoal) or from Gothic *𐍆𐌰𐍄𐌰 (fata). Compare Spanish hato (Old Spanish fato).

Noun[edit]

fato m (plural fatos)

  1. clothing, garment.
  2. (Portugal) formal clothing, suit (male or female).
  3. herd or group of goats.
  4. intestines of animal or livestock.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin factum. Cognate of feito.

Noun[edit]

fato m (plural fatos)

  1. (Brazil) fact, act, action, event (spelled facto in Portugal).

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