fatte

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfat.te/
  • Rhymes: -atte
  • Hyphenation: fàt‧te

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fatte f pl

  1. feminine plural of fatto

Participle[edit]

fatte f pl

  1. feminine plural of fatto

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

fatte f pl

  1. plural of fatta

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German vaten.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfatːə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -atːə
  • Hyphenation: fat‧te

Verb[edit]

fatte (imperative fatt, present tense fatter, passive fattes, simple past and past participle fatta or fattet, present participle fattende)

  1. (transitive) to grip or grasp (to take hold off; particularly with the hand)
    • 1873, Henrik Ibsen, Kejser og Galilæer, page 96:
      [han] fatter rosenkransen
      [he] grasps the rosary
    • 1907, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons fortællinger, page 220:
      [skolemesteren] fattede ham i trøjekraven
      [the schoolmaster] grabbed him by the shirt collar
    • 1873, Henrik Ibsen, Kejser og Galilæer, page 216:
      det skal lykkes mig at beholde, hvad min hånd har fattet tag i
      I must succeed in keeping what my hand has grasped
    • 1875, Henrik Ibsen, Digte, page 96:
      han fatted om skødet
      he grasped the lap
    fatt!grip! (command used in gymnastics)
    fatte om (noe med begge hender)to take hold off (something with both hands)
    Synonyms: gripe, holde an, ta tak
  2. (intransitive) to catch fire (to become engulfed in flames)
    • 1900, Vilhelm Krag Isaac, Seehuusen, page 52:
      i et nu fattede de tørre kvister i veiret
      in a now the dry twigs combusted in the air
    • 2009, Karl Ove Knausgård, Min kamp 3, page 67:
      flammen var først usynlig, nesten bare en skjelving i luften like over gresstrået … Men så fattet selve tusten, og derfra krøp flammen utover
      the flame was invisible at first, almost just a tremor in the air just above the blade of grass… But then the very mist took hold, and from there the flame crept out
    Synonyms: antenne, fate, fenge, ta fyr
    1. (of fire) to spread, burn
      ilden fatter i skogen
      the fire is spreading in the forest
      Synonyms: brenne, spre seg
  3. (literary) to enclose, contain
    Synonyms: omslutte, romme
    • 1909, Henrik Ibsen, Efterladte Skrifter I, page 212:
      alt, hvad åndens rige i sig fatter
      all that the realm of the spirit in itself comprehends
  4. (literary, transitive) to understand, get, comprehend
    • 1872, Henrik Ibsen, Kongs-Emnerne, page 14:
      jeg vil tro, at jeg ikke har fattet eders mening
      I would think, that I have not understood your opinion
    • 1907, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons fortællinger, page 353:
      Petra fatter først, hvad her er sket, da bruden stille kommer gående ind
      Petra first realizes what has happened here as the bride quietly enters walking
    • 1907, Bernt Lie, Mot Overmagt, page 210:
      vel havde hendes blik opfattet forvandlingen i ham; men hendes uskyldige og rene jomfrusjæl havde ikke fattet dens væsen
      well her gaze had perceived the transformation in him; but her innocent and pure virgin soul had not grasped its essence
    • 1925, Vilhelm Krag, Baldevin, page 138:
      kan du fatte eller begribe, hvorfor han er saa forhakkende gal paa Charles?
      can you understand why he is so mad at Charles?
    • 2001, Marita Liabø, Han liker meg, page X:
      av og til kan de ikke fatte og begripe hva de absolutt skulle ha et barn til for. Var det ikke nok med tre …?
      sometimes they can not comprehend what they absolutely should have a child for. Was not enough with three…?
    fatte og begripe / fatte eller begripe
    to understand; comprehend
    Synonyms: begripe, forstå, skjønne
  5. (literary, transitive) to take, get, have; win
    • 1873, Henrik Ibsen, Kejser og Galilæer, page 110:
      da fatted jeg den store forløsende erkendelse
      then I got the great redemptive realization
    • 1916, Tryggve Andersen, Samlede fortællinger I, page 37:
      [almuen] fattede underlige tanker ved at se ham staa paa en venskabelig fod med landkræmmer Hans Orre
      [the common people] had strange thoughts when they saw him standing on a friendly footing with landowner Hans Orre
    • 1990, Jan Wiese, Kvinnen som kledte seg naken for sin elskede, page 17:
      jeg forsto aldri helt hvorfor hun hadde fattet interesse for en særling som meg
      I never quite understood why she had taken an interest in a weirdo like me
    • 1998, Geir Pollen, Hutchinsons eftf., page X:
      intetanende og umiddelbart fattet [han] godhet for [selskapets] vert og primus motor
      unsuspecting and immediately grasped [he] kindness to [the company] host and primus engine
    å fatte mistanke om noe / til noen
    to get a suspicion about something / of someone
    fatte et forsettto set a high goal
    fatte håpto win hope
    fatte motto win against
    Synonyms: ta, , vinne
  6. (literary, intransitive) to reclaim oneself as a master; get together and calm down (again)
    • 1909, Henrik Ibsen, Efterladte Skrifter I, page 418:
      Paulsen, vær en mand og fat dig!
      Paulsen, be a man and catch up!
    • 1915, Øvre Richter Frich, Kaperens klør, page 148:
      – Fat Dem, miss Lyall, … og la mig faa høre, hvad De har at berette
      - Master yourself, Miss Lyall,… and let me know what you have to say
    • 1874, Henrik Ibsen, De unges forbund, page 213:
      kammerherren er i færd med at sige noget, men fatter sig i det
      the chamberlain is in the process of saying something, but stops himself
    fatte seg i det
    to catch yourself, stop (and fail to say something you are about to say)
    • (literary, transitive) to express oneself (in a certain way)
    • 1873, Henrik Ibsen, Kærlighedens komedie, page 45:
      [jeg] skal mig fatte kort
      [I] must be brief
    • 1957, Edvard Grieg, Artikler og taler, page 76:
      jeg skal søge at fatte mig muligst klart og bestemt
      I must seek to express myself as clearly and decisively as possible
    • 1930, Henrik Ibsen, Samlede verker XV, page 118:
      jeg skal fatte mig i korthed
      I must be brief
    fatte seg i det
    to express yourself in few words
  7. (goldsmithery, transitive) to customize and assemble stones in (gold and silver) jewelry
    • 2017, SNL[snl.no]:
      gullsmedfagene bestod opprinnelig av åtte fag, og dagens gullsmed har et arbeidsområde som omfatter to av disse åtte, gullarbeid og fatting
      goldsmithery originally consisted of eight subjects, and today's goldsmith has a work area that includes two of these eight, goldsmithing and assembling

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Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fatte

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of fatt.

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Noun[edit]

fatte

  1. event, incident, happening