facho

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

facho (plural fachos)

  1. (slang) fascist, right-wing

Noun[edit]

facho m, f (plural fachos)

  1. (slang) fascist, right-winger

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

fachos ("torches"): Festa dos fachós, Castro Caldelas, Galicia
Sentry used to man and keep the firewood in the Facho de Donón, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From facha, from Vulgar Latin *fascula, from facula (small torch) crossed with fascis (bundle).[1] Compare Portuguese facho.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

facho m (plural fachos)

  1. torch made from a bunch or faggot of straw
    Synonyms: facha, fachuzo
  2. (dated) beacon usually placed atop mountains and hills, and used to warn the locals of the proximity of an enemy fleet

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • facha” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • facho” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • facho” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • facho” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. hacha I.

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

facho m (plural fachos)

  1. (Latin America) Fascist

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

facho

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of fachar.