fald

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See also: fałd and -fald

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse fall, from Proto-Germanic *fallaz, cognate with English fall, German Fall. Derived from the verb *fallaną (to fall). The sense "case" is a calque of Latin cāsus.

Noun[edit]

fald n (singular definite faldet, plural indefinite fald)

  1. fall (tumble, drop, a downward motion)
  2. decrease, decline
  3. (grammar, rare outside of compounds) case (grammatical form that defines the function of a noun phrase in a sentence)
  4. (in fixed phrases) event, case
    in fixed phrases: i alt fald (in any case), ifald (in case, if), i bedste fald (at best), i givet fald (if so), i hvert fald (in any case), i modsat fald (otherwise), i så fald (in that case), i værste fald (at worst).
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

fald

  1. imperative of falde

Hungarian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fal +‎ -d (personal suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fald

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present definite of fal

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

fald m (definite singular falden, indefinite plural falder, definite plural faldene)

  1. (sewing) hem

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Vilamovian[edit]

fald

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German velt, from Old High German feld.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

fald n (plural faldyn)

  1. field