fal

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See also: fał, fàl, Fal, and FAL

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
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References[edit]

  1. ^ “fal” in Vladimir Orel (1998), Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Ledien, Boston, Köln: Brill Academic Publishers, page 93

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *paδɜ (wall), whence also Finnish pato (dam).

Noun[edit]

fal (plural falak)

  1. wall
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *pala- (to devour; mouthful).

Verb[edit]

fal

  1. to devour
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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

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fal

  1. rafsi of farlu.

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fal f

  1. genitive plural of fala

Swedish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fal

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

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فال (fāl).

Noun[edit]

fal (definite accusative falı, plural fallar)

  1. fortune telling, omen

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