fusta

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See also: fustă

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fusta (beam), from Latin fustis, with a change in gender. See also the dialectal or archaic fust.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fusta f (plural fustes)

  1. wood, timber
  2. constitution, makings
    No tenia la fusta de polític.
    He didn't have the makings of a politician.

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Medieval Latin; from fustis (cudgel, staff).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fūsta f (genitive fūstae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Medieval Latin) beam

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative fūsta fūstae
Genitive fūstae fūstārum
Dative fūstae fūstīs
Accusative fūstam fūstās
Ablative fūstā fūstīs
Vocative fūsta fūstae

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: fusta
  • Occitan: fusta
  • Portuguese: fusta
  • Spanish: fusta

References[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin fūsta (beam, log).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fusta f (plural fustas)

  1. wood, lumber
  2. beam

Dialectal variants[edit]

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fusta f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of fustă

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin fusta, from Latin fustis, with a change in gender. See also the related fuste.

Noun[edit]

fusta f (plural fustas)

  1. whip, crop
    Synonym: látigo