fantasia

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See also: Fantasia and fantasía

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fænˈteɪzɪə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /fænˈteɪʒə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fantasia (plural fantasias)

  1. (music) Form of instrumental composition with free structure and improvisational characteristics.
  2. Any unstructured work.
    • 1899, Israel Zangwill, "They that Walk in Darkness": Ghetto Tragedies (page 289)
      When, at the head-centre, the lady demonstrator, armed with a Brobdingnagian whalebone needle, threaded with a bright red cord, executed herringboned fantasias on a canvas frame resembling a violin stand, it all looked easy enough.
    • 2003, Kevin L. O'Brien, Strange Stars & Alien Shadows (page 39)
      Her art is always with her, clothing her from throat to toes in an indelible fantasia of color and form and myth.
    • 12 December 2018, Charles Bramesco, AV Club A spoonful of nostalgia helps the calculated Mary Poppins Returns go down[1]
      the zippy musical numbers in which Mary Poppins (a stiff-lipped Emily Blunt) whisks cherubs Annabel, John, and Georgie (Pixie Davies, Nathanael Saleh, and Joel Dawson, respectively) away into colorful hyperreal fantasias impress.
  3. A traditional festival with exhibitions of horsemanship among the Maghrebi Berbers.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phantasia, from Ancient Greek φαντασία (phantasía).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (plural fantasies)

  1. fantasy

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia

  1. fantasy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of fantasia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative fantasia fantasiat
genitive fantasian fantasioiden
fantasioitten
partitive fantasiaa fantasioita
illative fantasiaan fantasioihin
singular plural
nominative fantasia fantasiat
accusative nom. fantasia fantasiat
gen. fantasian
genitive fantasian fantasioiden
fantasioitten
fantasiainrare
partitive fantasiaa fantasioita
inessive fantasiassa fantasioissa
elative fantasiasta fantasioista
illative fantasiaan fantasioihin
adessive fantasialla fantasioilla
ablative fantasialta fantasioilta
allative fantasialle fantasioille
essive fantasiana fantasioina
translative fantasiaksi fantasioiksi
instructive fantasioin
abessive fantasiatta fantasioitta
comitative fantasioineen
Possessive forms of fantasia (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person fantasiani fantasiamme
2nd person fantasiasi fantasianne
3rd person fantasiansa

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phantasia, from Ancient Greek φαντασία (phantasía).

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (plural fantasie)

  1. imagination, fantasy, whim, fancy
  2. pattern

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (genitive fantasiae); first declension

  1. Alternative form of phantasia

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fantasia fantasiae
Genitive fantasiae fantasiārum
Dative fantasiae fantasiīs
Accusative fantasiam fantasiās
Ablative fantasiā fantasiīs
Vocative fantasia fantasiae

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin phantasia, from Ancient Greek φαντασία (phantasía).

Noun[edit]

fantasia f (plural fantasias)

  1. fantasy (imagining)
  2. (literature) fantasy (literary genre)
  3. costume (outfit or a disguise worn as fancy dress)

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Further reading[edit]

  • fantasia” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fantasia

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of fantasiar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of fantasiar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of fantasiar.

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

fantasia (n class, plural fantasia)

  1. fantasy (literary genre)