fata

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See also: Fata, FATA, fată, față, fața, făta, and fáta

Faroese[edit]

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Verb[edit]

fata (third person singular past indicative fataði, third person plural past indicative fataðu, supine fatað)

  1. to understand
  2. to comprehend

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Icelandic[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fata f (genitive singular fötu, nominative plural fötur)

  1. bucket
    Synonym: skjóla

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Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fata m (genitive singular fata, nominative plural fataí)

  1. Connacht form of práta (potato)

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fata fhata bhfata
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin Fāta (goddess of fate), from the plural of Latin fātum (fate). Compare Catalan, Occitan, and Portuguese fada, French fée, Spanish hada.

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Noun[edit]

fata f (plural fate)

  1. fairy (mythical creature)

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Ladin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fata f sg

  1. feminine singular of fat

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fāta

  1. nominative plural of fātum
  2. accusative plural of fātum
  3. vocative plural of fātum

Participle[edit]

fāta

  1. nominative feminine singular of fātus
  2. nominative neuter plural of fātus
  3. accusative neuter plural of fātus
  4. vocative feminine singular of fātus
  5. vocative neuter plural of fātus

Participle[edit]

fātā

  1. ablative feminine singular of fātus

Mairasi[edit]

Noun[edit]

fata

  1. water

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

fata n pl

  1. definite plural of fat

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fata, from Proto-Germanic *fatōną, from the Proto-Indo-European root *ped- (to walk, stumble, fall). Doublet of fatta, which came through Middle Low German vaten. Cognates include Dutch vatten, German fassen, and to a certain degree English fetch.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • fate (with e infinitive)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fata (present tense fatar, past tense fata, past participle fata, passive infinitive fatast, present participle fatande, imperative fat)

  1. (transitive) to take, grip, seize
    • 1875, Elias Blix, “Jesu, du er den Himmelveg”, in Nokre Salmar [Some hymns]‎[1], Booklet III, Christiania: Samlaget, page 26:
      Ljoset det inn i Myrkret skin // Myrkret det inkje vil fata.
      Light, it shines into the darkness. Darkness will not grasp it.
    • 1923, Edvard Os, Kroppsøvingar i barne- og ungdomsskulen [Physical exercises for primary and lower secondary education]‎[2], Oslo: Samlaget, page 190:
      Hendene skifter tak, ei for ei, eller båe i ein gong, og fatar i steget som knekrokane heng på.
      The hands switch grip, one at a time, or both at once, and grab the very [ladder-]step on which the kneekaps hang.
  2. (transitive) to understand, comprehend
  3. (intransitive) to ignite (to commence burning)
Usage notes[edit]
  • With split infinitive, the a infinitive is used for this verb.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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Noun[edit]

fata n

  1. definite plural of fat

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb[edit]

fata f (genitive fǫtu)

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Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: fata

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fatōną

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

fata

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Conjugation[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

fata

  1. indefinite genitive plural of fat

References[edit]

  • fata1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • fata2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali পাতা (pata).

Noun[edit]

fata

  1. leaf

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fata

  1. definite nominative singular of fată
  2. definite accusative singular of fată

Rwanda-Rundi[edit]

Verb[edit]

-fáta (infinitive gufáta, perfective -fáshe)

  1. take, get
  2. catch
  3. arrest

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fata f sg

  1. Feminine singular of adjective fato.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

fata

  1. genitive singular of fat

Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse feta, fata (to step, find one’s way, to manage.) Doublet of feta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fata

  1. To grasp, understand.

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