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fabbola
fable [CT 24]
fabrica
factory
fabricante
manufacturer
fabricar
manufacture
faccia
front, face
facile
easy
fada
tasteless
fagioli
kidney-beans
falsiar
falsify
falso
false [Dict] [Sch 71]
falta
lack; also:
mistake, defect. lfal+a dy kan eml abrhm abynw. The mistake which our Father Abraham had made. [SLE 89b]
$af endha baed alfal+at. He saw some faults in her.[SLE 89b] (Arabic plural.)
faltar
to fail, stumble, be lacking. wbalak yfaltt+ar fy had a$y. And let him not fail in this matter. [SLE 3a]
ydwmw fy dyk· lxdma wma yfaltarw$. They will continue in this service and not be lacking. [SLE 15a]
ma yfaltar Hta klma. Nothing shall be lacking. [SLE 81a]
falzoletto, fazzoletto
(hand)kerchief
fame
hunger, famine, appetite
famia
family
familia
family. Hyn yqaDy asdr yqrah llfamylyya dyyalw. When he finishes the Passover service, he shall read it to his family. [SLE 8a]
wxrj ycHq mgrr mea lfamylyya dyyalw. And Isaac went out from Gerar with his family. [SLE 20b]
Very frequent.
fanal
lantern
fantasia
stubbornness, arrogance, offense [See Sch 72 for the nuances of this word. G comments: mot universel qui s'applique au plaisir, à la passion, à tous les mouvements expansifs de l'âme, à tout ce qui est agréable, bon, supérieur, étrange… “a universal word which applies to pleasure, passion, all the overflowing impulses of the soul, everything which is pleasant, good, superior, strange…”]
far
do, make [Dict] [CT 11]
farina
flour
fasir
do [Sch 71] See also fazir
fascia
facing
fasìr
[RR]
fatto
done (past tense of fazir) [D6]
fattura
account. b+an+w flmyya rywH el lfatwra dyyalha. With such-and-such a percentage of profit on its account. [SLE 92b]
fauteuil
armchair. whwwa y$wf wwaHd lbnt qaeda fy wwahd lfu+wyy ddhab. And he saw a girl sitting in a golden armchair. [SLE 108a]
fava
bean
favola
story
favor
favor. w+lb mnw fabwr. And he asked a favor of him. [SLE 55a]
Gyr wwaHd lfabor temlhwly. You will do me just one favor [SLE 42b]
favorir
protect
favorisar
favor
favorito
favorite
favur
favor
fazir
do; be (of weather, hot, cold etc.)
febra, febre
fever [Sch 78]
fee
faith [Sch 79]
femella
female
fendir
break
fenta
slit
ferencia
difference. twwryna lfyrynsyya byn lxwwan bHal emlq...wbyn ytrw. [The Torah] shows us the difference between brothers such as Amalek, and Jethro. [SLE 82a]
a$ mn fyrynsya byny lbynw.
What difference is there between me and him? [SLE 154B] The absence of the first syllable may be due to identifying it with the Arabic -- or Italian/Spanish -- particle di. Cohen (p. 440) quotes this word only in the full form deferensia. He declares that in Algiers it is used solely by Jews.
ferro
iron
festa
feast [Dict] [Sch 71]
kan freh eml fys+a kbyra. Pharoah made a great feast.[SLE 36a]
wwaHd lfys+a kbyra. A certain great feast. [SLE 152a] See also fuchta
festuk
pistachio (Arabic)
ficella
twine
fiero
proud
fiesta
see festa
figa
fig
figlio
son
figura
face
fijar
see fixar
filo
wire
fine
end
finezza
delicacy
fingir
feign
finir
finish
fino
fine; also
alprwt almlaH walGarwcat alfynw. Good fruits and fine vegetables. [SLE 6a] Note lack of concord. There is an Arabic definite article however.
ye+y lbntw wwaHd lxdyma fynw. He will give his daughter a fine servant-girl. [SLE 35b] Note lack of concord.
qrars finw. magnificent carriages. [SLE 150a] Note lack of concord.
fiore
flower, Cp. flor, infra.
fiorir
flower
firma
signature
fisar
to fix. rana fysarna ba$ fnhar lfwlany ynjmew. Lo, we have established that they shall assemble on such-and-such a day. [SLE 153B]
See also fixar.
fixar
to fix; also:
nhar dy kanw fykcarw dljmwe. The day which they had fixed for the assembly. [SLE 153B]
flmwmyn+w brwHw dy fyksarlhwm. In the very moment which he had fixed for them.
See also fisar.
flaco
weak
flamin
Fleming, Flemish [D5]
flamma
flame
flor
flower. Cp. fiore, supra
folia
leaf
fonduk
market (sic!) (Arabic)
fora
outside [Dict] outside, from within [Sch 71]
fora-balla
bullet-forceps
forado
taken out [Sch 79]
forar
raise, remove [Dict] take out, take away [Sch 71] go out [Sch 78] Used in various compounds: see Sch 71 note 12.
fora-tapa
corkscrew
forbichi
chisel
forma
structure. wjabw lma blqwwadm mn fwrma fwq dyk lGn+ra. And they brought the water in the forward parts of the structure over that bridge. [SLE 10b]
formaggio
See fromaggio
formar
form
formica
ant
forno
oven
fornello
stove
forterezza
fort
forti
strong
fortificar
fortify
fortification
fortification
fortìzza
[RR]
fortuna
fortune, chance
fortùna
storm [RR]
forza
effort, strength also: wyxarj lyhwd blfwrsa elykum. And he will bring the Jews with strength against you. [SLE 20a]
wyakd hadwk lwwlad fwrsa ba$ yqtlhwm. And he will take these children forcibly in order to kill them. [SLE 23a]
wma bqa$ fyh fwrca ba$ yrkb ktr. And there was no strength left in him to ride any more. [SLE 32a]
forzar
to force; also:
c+aHq acwl+an yfwrcarw Hta +lq dak· leabd dyyalw wHarrw. The king had to force him, so that he released that slave and freed him. [SLE 55b]
ma kan$ mn yfwrcark. There was noone to force you. [SLE 125a]
yfwrcar elyh. He will force him. [SLE 150a]
forzar
force
fossa
pit, grave
fragola
See fraula
franc
franc. ye+ylw kwl waHd frnk·. Each one would give him a franc. [SLG 134]
francés
Frenchman [Sch 85]
francis
Frenchman, French, [DICT] [TM]
franco
franc
franqueza
frankness
fratello
brother
fraula
strawberry
fredo
cold
frenir
shudder
fresqueza
freshness
frichti
breakfast [TM] Probably variant of frutti.
fritar
fry
fromaggio
cheese
Fronista
A Contemplative (religious sect) [CT A8]
fronte
forehead
frontiera
frontier
frutar
rub
frutas, fruto
fruit [also EG]
fuchta
Sunday [TM] Probably same as festa.
fuerza
See forza
fuga
flight
fugar
strangle, drown
fugidor
fugitive
fugir
flee
fuma
smoke
fumar
smoke
fumo
steam
fundir
melt
fundo
deep, foundation
fuogo
fire [Dict] [Sch 71]
furba
deceitful [CT 19]
furfanta
swindler [CT 21]
furioso
furious
furniere
baker
furor
rage

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