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From Middle Anrish fangan, from Old Anrish fangana, fáhana, from Proto-Germanic *fanhaną


(Anrish) IPA: /faŋˈga/


fangá (runic:‧ᚠᚭᛝᚭᛌ‧)

  1. (transitive) To take hold of, grab, grip or entangle; to catch
  2. To seize or intercept an object moving through the air (or, sometimes, some other medium)
  3. To capture or snare (someone or something which would rather escape)
  4. To overtake or catch up to; to be in time for
  5. To unpleasantly discover or surprise unexpectedly (someone doing something)
    Y feognt bì leiáe.
    He caught him cheating.
  6. To attract and hold (a faculty or organ of sense); to charm or entrance.
  7. (passive) To be fooled by; to walk into (a trap) or respond to (a scam or trick); to fall for

Related terms


Inflection of fangá
 Ⅱ ɴᴏᴍ. ɢᴇɴ. ᴀᴛ. ᴏᴄ.
ᴄᴏʟ.  —   —ʟ  —ıb   —ʟ
sɢᴠ.  —   —   —ʟ  —ʟ
ᴘʟᴠ.  —ʟ  —ɴ  —ıb   —ʟ
Inflection of fangá
 Ⅳ ɴᴏᴍ. ɢᴇɴ. ᴀᴛ. ᴏᴄ.
ᴄᴏʟ.        ıb  ʟ
sɢᴠ.  —   —ʜ      
ᴘʟᴠ.  —ʟ  —   —b   —ʟ