faille

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faille (uncountable)

  1. A fabric woven from silk, cotton, or rayon with slight ribs.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faille f (plural failles)

  1. geographical fault
  2. flaw

Verb[edit]

faille

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of falloir

Verb[edit]

faille

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of faillir

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

faille f

  1. genitive singular of faill

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
faille fhaille bhfaille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from the Latin verb fallō.

Noun[edit]

faille f (oblique plural failles, nominative singular faille, nominative plural failles)

  1. failure

Descendants[edit]