fonda

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See also: Fonda and fondà

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish fonda.

Noun[edit]

fonda (plural fondas)

  1. An inn or hotel in a Spanish-speaking country.
    • 1926, Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises, Folio Society 2008, p. 271:
      Nothing was ever stolen in the Hotel Montana. In other fondas, yes. Not here.

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fonda

  1. third-person singular past historic of fonder

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Attested since the 13th century. From Latin funda. Cognate with Portuguese funda and Spanish honda.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonda f (plural fondas)

  1. sling
    • 1390, J. L. Pensado Tomé (ed.), Os Miragres de Santiago. Versión gallega del Códice latino del siglo XII atribuido al papa Calisto I. Madrid: C.S.I.C., page 47:
      Et desque os moços forõ creçendo, treuellauã et loytauã moytas vezes hũu cõ o outro, et lançauã as pedras cõ as fondas segundo que fazẽ os moços.
      And as the boys were growing up, they played and wrestled together frequently, and threw stones with slings as boys do
  2. slingshot
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Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fonda

  1. feminine singular of fondo

References[edit]

  • fonda” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fonda” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fonda” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fonda” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • fonda” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fonda f

  1. feminine singular of fondo

Noun[edit]

fonda f (plural fonde)

  1. (nautical) anchorage
    alla fonda - at anchor

Etymology 2[edit]

See fondare

Verb[edit]

fonda

  1. third-person singular present of fondare
  2. second-person singular imperative of fondare

Etymology 3[edit]

See fondere

Verb[edit]

fonda

  1. first-person singular subjunctive of fondere
  2. second-person singular subjunctive of fondere
  3. third-person singular subjunctive of fondere
  4. third-person singular imperative of fondere

Maltese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fonda

  1. feminine singular of fond

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fonda n

  1. definite plural of fond

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonda n

  1. definite plural of fond

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fonda f (plural fondas)

  1. small, inexpensive restaurant
  2. boarding house, inn, or tavern providing lodging and meals
  3. stall or canteen where food and drinks are served