Fon

[ fon ]
/ fɒn /

noun, plural Fons, (especially collectively) Fon for 1.

a member of a people living mainly in Benin.
the Kwa language, very closely related to Ewe, spoken by the Fon people.

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fons et origo
[ fawns et oh-ree-goh; English fonz et oh-rahy-goh, oh-ree- ]
/ ˈfɔns ɛt oʊˈri goʊ; English ˈfɒnz ɛt oʊˈraɪ goʊ, oʊˈri- /

Latin.

source and origin.
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fons et origo
/ Latin (fɒnz ɛt ˈɒrɪɡəʊ) /

noun

the source and origin
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