аутодафе

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese auto da fé (act/sentence of faith).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɐʊtədɐˈfɛ] (phonetic respelling: аутодафэ́)

Noun[edit]

аутодафе́ (autodafɛ́n inan (indeclinable)

  1. auto da fe (public announcement of the sentences imposed by the Inquisition on supposed heretics; public execution by burning at the stake)