fal

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See also: Fal, FAL, fál, and fàl

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

Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fal ‎(plural falak)

  1. wall
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *pala ‎(bit, bite; eat, stuff (eating a lot very quickly). Cognates include Finnish pala. [3][2]

Verb[edit]

fal

  1. to devour
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #687 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, ISBN 963 7094 01 6
  3. ^ Entry #695 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.

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

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

fal

  1. rafsi of farlu.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

fal

  1. second-person singular imperative of falen

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fal f

  1. genitive plural of fala

Swedish[edit]

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/attributive 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 an attributive role.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فَال ‎(fāl).

Noun[edit]

fal ‎(definite accusative falı, plural fallar)

  1. fortune telling, omen

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