faba

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See also: Faba and fába

Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin faba.

Noun[edit]

faba f

  1. bean

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin faba.

Noun[edit]

faba f (plural fabes)

  1. bean; especially the fava bean

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References[edit]


Galician[edit]

Fabas

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fava, from Latin faba.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faba f (plural fabas)

  1. bean
    Synonym: feixón
  2. bean plant
  3. inflammatory sickness of the mouth of the horses

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • fava” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • fava” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • faba” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • faba” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • faba” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

faba (plural fabas)

  1. bean

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *fafā[1], from Proto-Indo-European *bʰabʰ- (bean). Cognate with Faliscan haba (bean), and more distantly with Scots bene, bein (bean), West Frisian bean (bean), Dutch boon (bean), German Bohne (bean), Danish bønne (bean), Icelandic baun (bean), English bean, Russian боб (bob, bean).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faba f (genitive fabae); first declension

  1. bean
    • 8 CE, Ovid, Fasti 6.169-170:
      pinguia cūr illīs gustentur lārda Kalendīs,
      mixtaque cum calidō sit faba farre, rogās?
      Why is it that bacon fats are to be eaten on the Kalends,
      and [these] having been mixed with hot bean[s] [and] far, you ask?

      (See the Latin far; see Cardea for more on the Kalendae fabariae, or Bean-Kalends.)
  2. horse bean
  3. a small object with the shape of a bean.

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative faba fabae
Genitive fabae fabārum
Dative fabae fabīs
Accusative fabam fabās
Ablative fabā fabīs
Vocative faba fabae

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • faba”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • faba”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • faba in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • faba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “faba”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 197: “*fafā”

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

faba f (plural fabas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of haba

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