fonte

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Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fōns, fōntem.

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. fountain, spring
  2. source

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from fondre.

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. melting, smelting, thawing
  2. cast iron
  3. (typography) fount

Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian fonda (purse), from Latin funda (leather pocket, sling).

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. holster (on saddle)

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. spring, fountain (of water)
  2. source, fount (origin)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fonti)

  1. spring (of water)
  2. source or fount

fonte m (plural fonti)

  1. font (baptismal)

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonte

  1. ablative singular of fōns

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese fonte, from Latin fontem, singular accusative of fōns (spring; fountain).

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. spring (water source)
  2. fountain
  3. source (that from which something comes or is acquired)
  4. (anatomy) temple of the head
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin fundō (I smelt).

Noun[edit]

fonte f (plural fontes)

  1. (typography) font