Meaning of "FalaBella"

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Meaning of "FalaBella"

Postby iSellJerseyShore » 16 Jan 2005, 00:51

What is the meaning of "FalaBella"?

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Re: Meaning of "FalaBella"

Postby ptimber » 16 Jan 2005, 01:53

There does not appear to be a current definitionof the word Falabella. It may be the present for the italian idomatic expression Bell' e Fatto which means done up or ready made. My personal and unsubstantiated belief is that it is a dialect expression meaning to make something or someone beautiful. Peter

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Re: Meaning of "FalaBella"

Postby suanj » 16 Jan 2005, 06:33

iSellJerseyShore wrote:What is the meaning of "FalaBella"?

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Hi: only an suggestion; this surname (probable version of original Falabello, sure present in Italy around 1645) is composed from two words, Fala+Bello/a:

-Fala: the Fala, in Roman age, was an tower of wood in order to hurl darts in you besiege or in the circus combats..

-Bello/a=coming from bellum latin word meaning war...
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Re: Meaning of "FalaBella"

Postby ptimber » 16 Jan 2005, 06:51

My compliments to the chef! Peter


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