befallen

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befallen

  1. past participle of befall

German[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /bəˈfaln̩/, /bəˈfalən/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: be‧fal‧len

Verb[edit]

befallen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present befällt, past tense befiel, past participle befallen, past subjunctive befiele, auxiliary haben)

  1. (of a disease) to affect
  2. (of fear, desire, etc.) to seize
  3. to infest

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Swedish[edit]

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befallen

  1. (nonstandard) past tense of befalla.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of befallen
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular befallen
Neuter singular befallet
Plural befallna
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 befallne
All befallna
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.