fango

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian fango, perhaps from Catalan fang, or perhaps from a Germanic language.[1]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ fango” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, v1.0.1, Lexico Publishing Group, 2006.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian and Spanish fango (contrast Esperanto koto).

Noun[edit]

fango (plural fangi)

  1. mud, mire

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, from Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌽𐌲𐌰 ‎(fanga, mud, addle, mire), from Proto-Germanic *fangō ‎(wetness, moisture), from Proto-Indo-European *pAnk- ‎(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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Catalan fang.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fango m ‎(plural fangos)

  1. mud (soil and water)

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