fada

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin Fāta (goddess of fate), from the plural of Latin fātum (fate).

Noun[edit]

fada f (plural fades)

  1. fairy

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin Fāta (goddess of fate), from the plural of Latin fātum (fate, destiny told by the gods). Compare French fée, Italian fata, Occitan and Portuguese fada, Spanish hada.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fada f (plural fades)

  1. fairy

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fada

  1. third-person singular past historic of fader

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin Fāta (goddess of fate), from the plural of Latin fātum (fate).

Noun[edit]

fada f (plural fadas)

  1. fairy

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fota, from Proto-Indo-European *wazdho- (long, wide); compare Latin vastus (wide).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fada (comparative faide)

  1. long
  2. far

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fada fhada bhfada
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English father.

Noun[edit]

fada

  1. father

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin Fāta (goddess of fate), from the plural of Latin fātum (fate, destiny told by the gods). Compare Catalan fada, French fée, Italian fata, Portuguese fada, Spanish hada.

Noun[edit]

fada f (plural fadas)

  1. fairy

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fada, from Vulgar Latin Fāta (goddess of fate), from the plural of Latin fātum (fate).

Compare Galician fada, Spanish hada, Catalan fada, Occitan fada, French fée and Italian fata.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fada f (plural fadas)

  1. fairy

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish fota, from Proto-Indo-European *wazdho- (long, wide); compare Latin vastus (wide).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fad̪̊ə], /fat̪ə/

Adjective[edit]

fada (comparative and superlative forms fhaide)

  1. long
  2. far

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fada

  1. long
  2. far
    • Bha agam ri feitheamh fada ro fhada.
      • I had to wait far too long.

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