fallo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fallire.

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Noun[edit]

fallo m (plural falli)

  1. fault, error
  2. foul (in sport)
  3. phallus

Verb[edit]

fallo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fallare

fallo

  1. Compound of imperative of fare and lo.
    • Fallo ora!
      Do it now!

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰwel- (to lie, deceive). Cognate with Ancient Greek φῆλος (phêlos, deceitful), Sanskrit वृ (vṛ, twist, crook), Avestan 𐬰𐬎𐬭𐬀𐬵 (zurah, injustice) [script?], Lithuanian žulas (rough), Latvian zvel'u (to turn aside), Old Church Slavonic зълъ (zŭlŭ, evil)

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Verb[edit]

present active fallō, present infinitive fallere, perfect active fefellī, supine falsum

  1. I deceive, trick, cheat, disappoint.
  2. I mistake, am mistaken, deceive myself.
  3. I escape the notice of, am unseen.
  4. I appease, beguile.
  5. I swear falsely, perjure.

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fallo m (plural fallos)

  1. failure
  2. verdict, decision
  3. ruling

Verb[edit]

fallo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of fallar.