fal

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See also: Fal, FAL, fál, fàl, and fäl

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

fal

  1. Obsolete spelling of fall
    • 1598, John Marston, The Scourge of Villanie
      By chaunce, in Livias modest company;
      When, after the god-saving ceremony,
      For want of talke-stuffe, fals to foinery;
      Out goes his rapier, and to Livia
      He shewes the ward by puncta reversa

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *spala, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-, *spōl- (to fall). Cognate to Ancient Greek σφάλλω (sphállō, to overthrow)[1], Lithuanian pùlti (to attack, rush), German fallen (to fall).

Verb[edit]

fal (first-person singular past tense fala, participle falur)

  1. I forgive
  2. I give (as a present)
  3. I pray, am respectful
  4. I salute, greet
  5. to set (of the sun)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “fal”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 93

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *padɜ (dam, weir). Cognates include Finnish pato (dam). [1][2]

Noun[edit]

fal (plural falak)

  1. wall
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fal falak
accusative falat falakat
dative falnak falaknak
instrumental fallal falakkal
causal-final falért falakért
translative fallá falakká
terminative falig falakig
essive-formal falként falakként
essive-modal
inessive falban falakban
superessive falon falakon
adessive falnál falaknál
illative falba falakba
sublative falra falakra
allative falhoz falakhoz
elative falból falakból
delative falról falakról
ablative faltól falaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
falé falaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
faléi falakéi
Possessive forms of fal
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. falam falaim
2nd person sing. falad falaid
3rd person sing. fala falai
1st person plural falunk falaink
2nd person plural falatok falaitok
3rd person plural faluk falaik
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words
Expressions

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *pala- (to devour). Cognates include Finnish palaa (to burn).

Verb[edit]

fal

  1. (transitive) to devour, gorge, wolf, scarf (eat greedily, voraciously, or ravenously)
    Synonyms: zabál, habzsol, tömi magát
Conjugation[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words

(With verbal prefixes):

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #687 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary. Internet Archive
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • (wall): fal in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (to devour): fal in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

fal

  1. indefinite accusative singular of falur
  2. indefinite dative singular of falur

Kott[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔapV ("hotness, sweat"). Compare Assan palá, pfóltu, paltu ("hot").

Adjective[edit]

fal

  1. hot, warm

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Ladin[edit]

Noun[edit]

fal m (plural fai)

  1. error

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fal

  1. second-person singular imperative of falen

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse falr

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fal (masculine and feminine fal, neuter falt, definite singular and plural fale, comparative falare, indefinite superlative falast, definite superlative falaste)

  1. (archaic) for sale
  2. (archaic) available

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fal f

  1. genitive plural of fala

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse falr

Adjective[edit]

fal (not comparable)

  1. (dated) for sale, that can be bought, bribable, corrupt
    en fal kvinna
    a prostitute

Declension[edit]

Inflection of fal
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular fal
Neuter singular falt
Plural fala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 fale
All fala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَأْل(faʾl).

Noun[edit]

fal (definite accusative falı, plural fallar)

  1. fortune telling, omen

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative fal
Definite accusative falı
Singular Plural
Nominative fal fallar
Definite accusative falı falları
Dative fala fallara
Locative falda fallarda
Ablative faldan fallardan
Genitive falın falların
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular falım fallarım
2nd singular falın falların
3rd singular falı falları
1st plural falımız fallarımız
2nd plural falınız fallarınız
3rd plural falları falları
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular falımı fallarımı
2nd singular falını fallarını
3rd singular falını fallarını
1st plural falımızı fallarımızı
2nd plural falınızı fallarınızı
3rd plural fallarını fallarını
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular falıma fallarıma
2nd singular falına fallarına
3rd singular falına fallarına
1st plural falımıza fallarımıza
2nd plural falınıza fallarınıza
3rd plural fallarına fallarına
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular falımda fallarımda
2nd singular falında fallarında
3rd singular falında fallarında
1st plural falımızda fallarımızda
2nd plural falınızda fallarınızda
3rd plural fallarında fallarında
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular falımdan fallarımdan
2nd singular falından fallarından
3rd singular falından fallarından
1st plural falımızdan fallarımızdan
2nd plural falınızdan fallarınızdan
3rd plural fallarından fallarından
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular falımın fallarımın
2nd singular falının fallarının
3rd singular falının fallarının
1st plural falımızın fallarımızın
2nd plural falınızın fallarınızın
3rd plural fallarının fallarının

See also[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fall and German Fall.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fal (nominative plural fals)

  1. the action of falling
  2. (grammar) grammatical case (in classic or original Volapük (Volapük rigik: kimfal (nominative), kimafal (genitive), borrowed from German Fall (case))

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