fella

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English fellow.

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Noun[edit]

fella (plural fellas)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of fellow.
  2. (informal) used to address a male
    • 1997, Donald Meichenbaum, “Discussion”, in Jeffrey K. Zeig editor, The Evolution of Psychotherapy: The Third Conference‎, page 90:
      By the third go-around, the essence of what I wrote was, "And the same to you, fella!" I am glad that our relationship has survived that exchange.
    Am I right, fellas?

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fella, from Proto-Germanic *fallijaną. Causative of falla (to fall).

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at fella (third person singular past indicative feldi, third person plural past indicative feldu, supine felt)

  1. to fell
  2. to snare

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fella, from Proto-Germanic *fallijaną. Causative of falla (to fall).

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fella (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative felldi, supine fellt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to fell, to shed
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to kill in battle
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to fit together
  4. (transitive, governs the accusative) to pleat

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fellā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of fellō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fella m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of felle