faal

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See also: fääl

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faal (comparative more faal, superlative most faal)

  1. (Yorkshire) ugly, foul, evil
    • 1897, Charlotte Brontë, chapter 38, in Jane Eyre[1]:
      'And again, “If she ben’t one o’ th’ handsomest, she’s noan faâl and varry good-natured; and i’ his een she’s fair beautiful, onybody may see that.”

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Noun[edit]

faal c (plural falen, diminutive faaltje n)

  1. failure, mistake, blunder
    • 2010, retorbrapi, Nieuwe OS X (faal)
      Al met al een grote faal dus. Nu hebben ze wel gezegd in de loop van het jaar nog nieuwe features aan te kondigen, dus het is voor een deel nog even afwachten.
      All in all a big failure. They did say new features would be announced later on in the year, though, so partially we still have to wait for a while.

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

faal

  1. fail

Verb[edit]

faal

  1. first-person singular present indicative of falen
  2. imperative of falen

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfaal]
  • Hyphenation: fa‧al

Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic فَعْل(faʿl, work, function).

Noun[edit]

faal (first-person possessive faalku, second-person possessive faalmu, third-person possessive faalnya)

  1. work, deed.
    Synonyms: perbuatan, kerja
  2. (medicine) physiology: the functions and activities of life or of living matter (as organs, tissues, or cells) and of the physical and chemical phenomena involved.
    Synonym: fisiologi

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Arabic فَأْل(faʾl, omen).

Noun[edit]

faal (first-person possessive faalku, second-person possessive faalmu, third-person possessive faalnya)

  1. omen.
    Synonym: tanda

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North Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian falla, which derives from Proto-Germanic *fallaną. Cognates include West Frisian falle.

Verb[edit]

faal

  1. (Föhr-Amrum) to fall
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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish فعال(fa'âl), from Arabic فَعَّال(faʿʿāl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faal

  1. (archaic) active
    Synonym: aktif

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