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See also: fúl and fül

Catalan[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ful m, f (invariable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Fula.

Proper noun[edit]

ful m

  1. Fula

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll (foul), from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pū- (be rotten; putrid), *pew-.

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Adjective[edit]

ful (neuter fult, definite and plural fule)

  1. nasty, ugly

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Rafsi[edit]

ful

  1. rafsi of fulta.

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful

  1. plural form of fula

Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ful

  1. very; much; to a great extent
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And I seide, “Ser, in his tyme maister Ioon Wiclef was holden of ful many men the grettis clerk that thei knewen lyuynge vpon erthe. And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge. And herfore grete men of kunnynge and other also drowen myche to him, and comownede ofte with him. And thei sauouriden so his loore that thei wroten it bisili and enforsiden hem to rulen hem theraftir… Maister Ion Aston taughte and wroot acordingli and ful bisili, where and whanne and to whom he myghte, and he vsid it himsilf, I gesse, right perfyghtli vnto his lyues eende. Also Filip of Repintoun whilis he was a chanoun of Leycetre, Nycol Herforde, dane Geffrey of Pikeringe, monke of Biland and a maistir dyuynyte, and Ioon Purueye, and manye other whiche weren holden rightwise men and prudent, taughten and wroten bisili this forseide lore of Wiclef, and conformeden hem therto. And with alle these men I was ofte homli and I comownede with hem long tyme and fele, and so bifore alle othir men I chees wilfulli to be enformed bi hem and of hem, and speciali of Wiclef himsilf, as of the moost vertuous and goodlich wise man that I herde of owhere either knew. And herfore of Wicleef speciali and of these men I toke the lore whiche I haue taughte and purpose to lyue aftir, if God wole, to my lyues ende.”


Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Indo-European *pū- (be rotten; putrid), *pew-.

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Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. clever, sly

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fullaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. Alternative form of full.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, corresponding to Proto-Indo-European *pū-; compare Old Frisian fūl, Old High German fūl (German faul), Dutch vuil, Old Norse fúll (Danish and Swedish ful), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐍃 (fuls).

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Adjective[edit]

fūl

  1. foul (dirty, stinking, vile, corrupt)
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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós. Cognate with Old English full, Old Frisian full, Dutch vol, Old High German foll, Old Norse fullr, Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐌻𐍃 (fulls).

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. full

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful m

  1. full house

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pū- (be rotten; putrid), *pew-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. ugly; of displeasing appearance
    Det var den fulaste unge jag någonsin sett.
    That's the ugliest kid I've ever seen.
  2. dirty, bad; something contradictory to norms and rules
    Larsson gjorde en riktigt ful tackling.
    Larsson pulled off a really dirty tackle.
  3. prefix indicating a state of low or poor quality: an ironic opposite of fin, "fine, elegant."
    • 2000, Mikael Niemi, Populärmusik från Vittula p. 35; English translation by Laurie Thompson: Popular Music from Vittula (2003), p. 36.
      Hukande tassade han fram till predikstolen, en skygg liten gosse med fulsnaggat hår.
      Shoulders hunched, he tip-toed toward the pulpit, a bashful little boy with an awful haircut.

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