fogo

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See also: Fogo, fógo, and fogó

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fogo (plural fogos)

  1. Alternative form of hogo (strong unpleasant smell)
    • 1824, The New England Farmer (volume 2, page 176)
      And then while you're a cooking, they say, / Such a fogo beclouds all the room, / That the girls have to group out the way, / In search of the tongs or the broom.

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fogo, from Latin focus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔ.ɣo/, /ˈfo.ɣo/

Noun[edit]

fogo m (plural fogos)

  1. flame, fire

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to affogare (to drown).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfo.ɡo/
  • Rhymes: -oɡo
  • Hyphenation: fó‧go

Noun[edit]

fogo m (uncountable) (Tuscan)

  1. suffocation
    Synonym: soffocamento
  2. a sense of suffocation

References[edit]

  • fogo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin focus. Cognate with Old Spanish fuego, Old Occitan foc, Old French feu and Old Italian foco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fogo m

  1. fire

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: fogu
  • Galician: fogo
  • Portuguese: fogo

Portuguese[edit]

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fogo

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese fogo, from Latin focus. Cognate with Galician fogo, Spanish fuego, Catalan foc, Occitan fuòc, French feu, Italian fuoco and Romanian foc. Doublet of foco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ɡo/
  • (Rural Central Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈfo.ɡʷ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fo‧go
  • Rhymes: -oɡu

Noun[edit]

fogo m (plural fogos)

  1. (uncountable) fire (chemical reaction producing a flame)
    A criança aprendeu a não colocar a mão no fogo da maneira mais difícil.
    The child learned not to put his hand in the fire the hard way.
  2. fire (destructive occurrence of fire in a certain place)
    Um fogo destruiu várias lojas no centro.
    A fire destroyed several shops downtown.
    Synonym: incêndio
  3. (military) fire (projectiles in mid-air)
    Os soldados avançaram sob fogo pesado.
    The soldiers advanced under heavy fire.
  4. (uncountable, slang) pain in the ass (someone or something that is hard to deal with)
    Seu filho é fogo.
    Your kid is a pain in the ass.
    Synonym: fogo na roupa
  5. (poetic) flame (intense emotions)
    O fogo da paixão.
    The flame of passion.
    Synonyms: ardor, chama
  6. a device that produces a flame; a lighter or match
    O fumante viu que não tinha fogo.
    The smoker noticed that he didn’t have a lighter.
  7. (colloquial) heat (tense situation)
  8. house, family

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Interjection[edit]

fogo!

  1. (military) fire! (an order for soldiers to shoot)
  2. (colloquial) Euphemistic form of foda-se.

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Rotuman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Central Pacific *toŋo, from Proto-Oceanic *toŋoʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *təŋəʀ.

Noun[edit]

fogo

  1. mangrove (Bruguiera gymnorhiza and Rhizophora spp.)

References[edit]

  • Inia, Elizabeth K.; Churchward, Maxwell C. (1998) A New Rotuman dictionary: An English-Rotuman Wordlist[1], Suva: Institute of Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, →ISBN, page 204