fas

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See also: Fas, FAS, fàs, fás, fäs, fãs, and fås

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fas

  1. plural of fa

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fas

  1. plural of fa

Verb[edit]

fas

  1. second-person singular present indicative form of fer

Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

fas

  1. second-person singular present indicative of facer

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fas m pl

  1. plural of fa

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fas

  1. Imperative singular of fasen.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fas n ‎(genitive singular fass, no plural)

  1. deportment, manner

Declension[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *bʰeh₂os ‎(utterance, saying), a derivative of the root *bʰeh₂- ‎(to speak) whence also Latin for, fārī.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fās n ‎(no genitive); irregular declension

  1. (uncountable) divine law, or an obligation thereunder
    hoc contra jus fasque est
    this is against law and divine law
    • Corpus Reformatorum, volume 38, page 235:
      Itaque si fas non est patris, vel filii, patrui vel nepotis uxorem habere in matrimonio, unum et idem de fratris uxore sentire convenit: de qua similis prorsus lex uno contextu et tenore perlata est.
      And so if divine law is that the father, or the son, the uncle or the nephew are not to have a wife in marriage, it comes together as one and the same thing about the brother's wife: from which a similar law is conveyed by means of connecting and grasping [a pattern].
  2. (uncountable) the will of God; a predetermined destiny

Declension[edit]

Not declined; used only in the nominative and accusative singular.

Case Singular
nominative fās
genitive
dative
accusative fās
ablative
vocative

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • fas in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fas” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to trample all law under foot: ius ac fas omne delere
  • fas in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • fas in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 203

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fas

  1. rafsi of fraso.

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fas c

  1. a phase, a time period
  2. a phase (angular difference in periodic waves)
    i fas, ur fas
    in phase, out of phase
  3. a sloping edge

Declension[edit]

Inflection of fas 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fas fasen faser faserna
Genitive fas fasens fasers fasernas

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