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The tragedy of life is not so much what men suffer, but rather what they miss.
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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /fɔ̃t/

Etymology 1

Probably from fondre.

Noun

fonte f. (plural fontes)

  1. melting, smelting, thawing
  2. cast iron
  3. (typography) fount

Etymology 2

From Italian fonda ‘purse’, from Latin funda ‘leather pocket, sling’.

Noun

fonte f. (plural fontes)

  1. holster (on saddle)

Italian

Noun

fonte f. (plural fonti)

  1. spring (of water)
  2. source or fount

fonte m. (plural fonti)

  1. font (baptismal)

Portuguese

Noun

fonte f.

  1. spring (water source)


This Portuguese entry was created from the translations listed at spring. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see fonte in the Portuguese Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008

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