falla

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See also: fälla and fålla

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Noun[edit]

falla f (plural falles)

  1. constructions of inflammable materials, based in figures that are caricatures (the ninots) that are instaled in certain Valencian municipalities and are burned to ashes the day of Saint Joseph.
  2. the holidays around these constructions.
  3. the associations or organizations around these constructions.
  4. fault or lack
  5. (geology) fault

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse falla, from Proto-Germanic *fallaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-.

Verb[edit]

at falla (third person singular past indicative fall, third person plural past indicative fullu, supine fallið)

  1. to fall

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse falla, from Proto-Germanic *fallaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-.

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Verb[edit]

falla (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative féll, third-person plural past indicative féllu, supine fallið)

  1. (intransitive) to fall syn.
  2. (intransitive) to be killed, especially in action or in battle syn.
    • Matthew 26:52 (English and Icelandic)
      Jesús sagði við hann: „Slíðra sverð þitt! Allir, sem sverði bregða, munu fyrir sverði falla.“
      “Put your sword back in its place,” Jesus said to him, “for all who draw the sword will die by the sword.”
  3. (intransitive) to flow syn.
  4. (intransitive) to fit closely, to shut tight, to meet syn.
  5. (intransitive) to like syn.

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Noun[edit]

falla n

  1. indefinite genitive plural of fall

Irish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

falla m (genitive falla, nominative plural fallaí)

  1. (Munster) wall

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
falla fhalla bhfalla
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

falla f (plural falle)

  1. leak

Verb[edit]

falla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of fallare
  2. second-person singular imperative of fallare

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Italian fallire.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

falla (imperfect jfalli)

  1. to be absent

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fallaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-. Akin to Old English feallan (English fall), Old Frisian falla (West Frisian falle), Old Saxon fallan (Low German fallen), Old Dutch fallan (Dutch vallen), Old High German fallan (German fallen).

Verb[edit]

falla (singular past indicative féll, plural past indicative féllu, past participle fallinn)

  1. to fall

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin falla.

Noun[edit]

falla f (plural fallas)

  1. A flaw.
  2. A failure.
  3. An outage, such as a blackout.
  4. (geology) A fault.

Verb[edit]

falla

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of fallar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of fallar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of fallar.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse falla, from Proto-Germanic *fallaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-.

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Verb[edit]

falla

  1. to fall
  2. to die; especially in a battle

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