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English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] fortuna (fate, luck). The plural form fortunae meant  (possessions), which also gave fortune the meaning of  (riches).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
fortune

Plural
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  1. Destiny or fate.
  2. A chance.
  3. Good luck.
  4. Lots of riches.

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Verb

Infinitive
to fortune

Third person singular
fortun

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to fortune (third-person singular simple present fortun, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To happen, take place.
    • 1885, Sir Richard Burton, “Night 20”, in The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night,  
      It fortuned one night that the Sultan purposed setting out on a journey next morning

Italian

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Noun

fortune f.

  1. Plural form of fortuna.

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