fadista

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese fadista.

Noun[edit]

fadista ‎(plural fadistas)

  1. A fado singer.
    • 2000 July 14, Peter Margasak, “Misia”, in Chicago Reader[1]:
      [] in recent years pomo fadistas have mixed it with everything from pop to chamber music.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fado +‎ -ista.

Noun[edit]

fadista m f (plural fadistas)

  1. fadista

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Portuguese fadista, or by surface analysis, from fado +‎ -ista.

Noun[edit]

fadista m, f ‎(plural fadistas)

  1. fadista