fum

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

fum (third-person singular simple present fums, present participle fumming, simple past and past participle fummed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To play upon a fiddle.
    • Ben Jonson
      Follow me, and fum as you go.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūmus. Compare Daco-Romanian fum.

Noun[edit]

fum

  1. smoke

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūmus.

Noun[edit]

fum m (uncountable)

  1. smoke

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fames.

Noun[edit]

fum m

  1. hunger

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūmus.

Noun[edit]

fum m (plural fums)

  1. smoke

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūmus

Noun[edit]

fum m (oblique plural fums, nominative singular fums, nominative plural fum)

  1. smoke

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūmus, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuh₂mós.

Noun[edit]

fum n (plural fumuri)

  1. smoke

Declension[edit]

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Venetian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fumus.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fum m (plural fumi)

  1. smoke

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Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French fourmi.

Noun[edit]

fum (plural fums)

  1. (obsolete) ant (insect)

Usage notes[edit]

This older term has been replaced by furmid "ant".

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