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Fingo

(ˈfɪŋɡəʊ)
n, pl -go or -gos
(Peoples) a member of a Xhosa-speaking people settled in southern Africa in the Ciskei and Transkei: originally refugees from the Zulu wars of conquest
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A side event organised together with Fingo, the umbrella organisation for Finnish civil society organisations, Bridge 47 Network and Fiji will look for new ways to strengthen global citizenship through education.
O grego poieo, de que provem poiesis, como o latino fingo, significa
El Dictionnaire Etymologique de la Langue Latine (1932), de Ernout et Meillet deriva figura de fingere (fingo, is, finxi, fictuni), que propiamente significa 'modelar la arcilla' (comofigulus, 'alfarero'); despues paso a significar 'trabajar, dar forma a cualquier materia plastica', como 'amasar la pasta' o 'amasar el pan'.
Hypotheses non fingo, insistio con arrogancia: "No aventuro hipotesis." El preciso mecanismo que postulo para el universo habia sido accionado originalmente por Dios y trabajaria de forma totalmente predecible, calculable y ordenada hasta el dia del Juicio Final.
In Brown's account of trains of thought, he said that, whilst he had detailed the "antecedents and consequents which succeed[ed] each other in regular series" and, while an analogous set of mental forces were obviously behind those regularities, he would adopt Newton's hypothesis non fingo, and refuse to speculate on the forces' structures (1851, [section].IX, p.
4 "Mi fingo una natura che non sono" con la citazione piu o meno esplicita dell'Infinito (Leopardi, 2009: 267 "io nel pensier mi fingo...
Francisco Fingo, of the civil right organization "Associacao Construindo Comunidades" (building communities), points his finger at the Angolan government, saying the administration promised to deliver rice and cooking oil to the region in coming months, but nothing had happened.
Sur le coup, j'ai oublie de lui faire valoir que lui aussi fabriquait des fictions, que la fiction, qu'elle soit ecrite ou construite, tire son etymologie de fingo, croisement, par le truchement de doigts prestidigitateurs, du faconnage et de la feinte.
Erasure ends with Isaac Newton's famous phrase "hypotheses non fingo" (265) meaning 'I feign no hypotheses.' This was the answer the scientist had given when asked about what constitutes space.
Vereor omnia, imaginor omnia, quaeque natura metuentium est, ea maxime mihi quae maxime abominor fingo. 5 Quo impensius rogo, ut timori meo cotidie singulis uel etiam binis epistulis consulas.
Nor did Galileo or Newton, for that matter; a fact ironically brought out by Newton's famous hypotheses non fingo. (Newton actually contrived most fruitful fictions, though he failed to realize that they were fictions.) The contemporary mathematical physicist knows that he can probe into the world of nature only by means of mental constructions suggested in part by experience, in part by mathematics.
Tampoco emplea hipotesis acerca de la esencia de las cosas (hypotheses non fingo), lo que significa que la ciencia (o filosofia natural) no debe perderse en conjeturas metafisicas.