fundamento

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See also: fundamentó

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fundāmentum.

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Noun[edit]

fundamento (accusative singular fundamenton, plural fundamentoj, accusative plural fundamentojn)

  1. foundation

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese fondamento (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin fundāmentum.

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Noun[edit]

fundamento m (plural fundamentos)

  1. foundation; groundwork
    • 1395, Miguel González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 557:
      mandamos que o dicto martin bezerra et sua moller que desfaçan et derruben por fondamento o curral et portaes et çerquas et muros et outro lauor uello et nouo que esta arredor da dicta casa noua et da caua uella que esta cabo da dicta casa noua contra a mota
      We order that said Martín Becerra and his wife must undo and demolish by its foundations the bailey and gates and walls and enclosures and other new and old work around said new house, and of the old house that is near said house by the motte
    Synonyms: alicerce, base, cimento
  2. the act of founding, establishing

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References[edit]

  • fundamento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fondamento” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fundamento” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fundamento” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto fundamentoFrench fondementGerman FundamentItalian fondamentoSpanish fundamento, from Latin fundāmentum.

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Noun[edit]

fundamento (plural fundamenti)

  1. foundation
    La fundamenti di ica konstrukturo pozabis.The foundations of this construction have been laid out.
  2. (figuratively) basis
    Ito esas la fundamento di lia agi.That is the basis of their actions.

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

fundamento (plural fundamentos)

  1. foundation, base

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Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fundāmentō

  1. dative/ablative singular of fundāmentum

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fũ.dɐˈmẽ.tu/
  • Hyphenation: fun‧da‧men‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin fundāmentum.

Noun[edit]

fundamento m (plural fundamentos)

  1. foundation (that upon which anything is founded)
  2. the act of founding, establishing
    Synonym: estabelecimento

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

fundamento

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of fundamentar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fundaˈmento/, [fũn̪.d̪aˈmẽn̪.t̪o]
  • Hyphenation: fun‧da‧men‧to

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin fundāmentum.

Noun[edit]

fundamento m (plural fundamentos)

  1. (architecture) foundation (lowest and supporting part or member of a wall)
    Synonym: cimiento
  2. cornerstone
  3. reason, motive
    Synonyms: razón, motivo, pretexto

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

fundamento

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of fundamentar.

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