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for, for, fātus, 1, v. defect. (the forms in use are fatur, fantur, fabor, fabitur; part. perf. fatus; perf. fatus sum or eram; imper. fare, poet.; inf. fari; and parag. farier, Verg. A. 11, 242; gerund. fandi, fando; sup. fatu; part. praes. fans, fantis, fantem; for praes. faris, v. Diom. p. 375; fantur, Varr. L. L. 6, 7, § 52; Paul. Diac. p. 88, 11; imperf. subj. farer, August. Conf. 1, 8), n. and a. [Sanscr. bhā-mi, appear; bhās, shine; bhāsh, speak; Gr. φα-, φαίνω, and φημί ; Lat. fama, fas, fax, facies, favilla, etc.; cf.: facetus, focus, v. Curt. Gr. Etym. p. 297 sq.; Corss. Ausspr. 1, 420 sqq.], to speak, say (mostly poet.; cf.: quaedam vetera etiam necessario interim sumuntur, ut fari, Quint. 8, 3, 27; syn.: loquor, dico, perhibeo; inquam. aio). In gen. Neutr.: fatur is, qui primum homo significabilem ore mittit vocem. Ab eo ante quam id faciant, pueri dicuntur infantes; cum id faciant, jam fari, Varr. L. L. 6, § 52 Müll.; cf.: filius Croesi, cum jam per aetatem fari posset, infans erat, Gell. 5, 9, 1: non enim eram infans, qui non farer, Aug. Conf. 1, 8: nescios fari pueros, Hor. C. 4, 6, 18: cum primum fari coepisset, Suet. Aug. 94: tum ad eos is deus, qui omnia genuit, fatur: haec vos, etc., Cic. Univ. 11; Val. Fl. 3, 616: Venulus dicto parens ita farier infit, Verg. A. 11, 242: praetor qui tum fatus est, si, etc., Varr. L. L. 6, § 30 Müll.: sic fatus validis ingentem viribus hastam contorsit, Verg. A. 2, 50: meum ingenium fans atque infans tu nondum edidicisti, Plaut. Pers. 2, 1, 7: coram data copia fandi, Verg. A. 1, 520: fandi doctissima Cymodocea, id. ib. 10, 225: quae mollissima fandi Tempora, id. ib. 4, 293: quid fando tua tela manusque Demoror? Stat. Th. 1, 655: his fando si nuntius exstitit oris, Val. Fl. 4, 170.—Fando, for famā, rumore, report, hearsay: neque fando umquam accepit quisquam, etc., by report, by hearsay, Plaut. Am. 2, 1, 41; cf.: ne fando quidem auditum est, crocodilum aut ibim violatum ab Aegyptio, Cic. N. D. 1, 29, 82; Verg. A. 2, 81; Ov. M. 15, 497, Sil. 10, 484: haud mollia fatu, Verg. A. 12, 25: lapis fatu dignissimus, Sol. 3: famino, dicito, Paul. ex Fest. p. 87, 10 (cf. praefor and fruor init.).

Act. With acc.: (animus) dementit deliraque fatur, Lucr. 3, 464: qui sapere et fari possit, quae sentiat, Hor. Ep. 1, 4, 9: fabitur hoc aliquis, Cic. Poët. ap. Gell. 15, 6, 3: vix ea fatus eram, Verg. A. 2, 323: dehinc talia fatur, id. ib. 1, 256: cui talia fanti, id. ib. 6, 46; cf.: haec fantem, Prop. 3, 7 (4, 6), 65: quis talia fando temperet a lacrimis? Verg. A. 2, 6.

With interrog. clauses: fare age, quid venias, Verg. A. 6, 389; cf.: sed te qui vivum casus, age fare vicissim Attulerint, id. ib. 6, 531: fare, an patriam spes ulla videndi, Val. Fl. 5, 552.

In partic. To utter in prophecy, to foretell, predict: Venus quem fata docet fari, divinum pectus habere, Enn. ap. Prob. Verg. E. 6, 31 (Ann. v. 19 ed. Vahl.); cf.: fatis fandis, id. ap. Cic. Div. 1, 31, 66 (Trag. v. 80 ib.): fabor enim, quando haec te cura remordet, Longius et volvens fatorum arcana movebo, Verg. A. 1, 261. Cf. also in the foll.

To sing in verse, to celebrate: Tarpeium nemus et Tarpeiae turpe sepulcrum Fabor, Prop. 4 (5), 4, 2.!*? In pass. signif.: Fasti dies sunt, in quibus jus fatur, Suet. ap. Prisc. p. 793 P.

Hence, fandus, a, um, P. a., that may be spoken or uttered, right (opp. to nefandus, wrong): omnia fanda, nefanda malo permixta furore, Cat. 64, 406: respersae fando nefandoque sanguine arae, i. e. with blood both of sacrifice and of murder, Liv. 10, 41, 3; cf.: at sperate deos memores fandi atque nefandi, Verg. A. 1, 543: non fanda timemus, Luc. 1, 634: inexpleto non fanda piacula busto, id. 2, 176.