fango

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian fango (mud).

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Noun[edit]

fango (uncountable)

  1. Mud from the thermal springs at Battaglia in Italy, used to treat certain medical complaints such as gout and rheumatism.

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian fango and Spanish fango. Contrast Esperanto koto.

Noun[edit]

fango (plural fangi)

  1. mud, mire

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, from Gothic *𐍆𐌰𐌲𐌲𐌰 (*fagga, mud, addle, mire), from Proto-Germanic *fangō (wetness, moisture), from Proto-Indo-European *penk- (mud, rot, filth).

Cognate with French fange (mud, mire) (from Germanic), German feucht (moist, damp), Dutch vocht (moisture, humidity), Old English fūht (moist, damp), Swedish fukt (moisture, humidity).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fango m (plural fanghi)

  1. mud
  2. (mining) sludge

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Descendants[edit]

  • English: fango

Further reading[edit]

  • fango in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Catalan fang.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfanɡo/, [ˈfãŋ.ɡo]

Noun[edit]

fango m (plural fangos)

  1. mud (soil and water)
    Synonyms: barro, lodo

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