fungo

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Etymology[edit]

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fungo (plural fungoes)

  1. (baseball) A fielding practice drill where a person hits fly balls intended to be caught.
    The fielding coach played fungo with the outfielders to warm them up.
    • 2007 January 25, Murray Chass, “Yanks Hope to Get a Jump in China”, in New York Times[1]:
      Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter aren’t going to China to [] hit fungoes to wide-eyed Chinese kids.
  2. (baseball, informal) A fungo bat.
    He is so strong he could hit it out of the park with a fungo.

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Noun[edit]

fungo (accusative singular fungon, plural fungoj, accusative plural fungojn)

  1. fungus

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin fungus.

Noun[edit]

fungo m (plural funghi)

  1. mushroom, fungus, toadstool

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Verb[edit]

fungo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fungere

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fungō

  1. dative singular of fungus
  2. ablative singular of fungus

Portuguese[edit]

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 fungo on Portuguese Wikipedia
fungos

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin fungus, originally sfungus.

Noun[edit]

fungo m (plural fungos)

  1. fungus
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

fungo

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

Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -funga.

Noun[edit]

fungo (ma class, plural mafungo)

  1. (Islam) period of fasting
  2. (finance) bond