falda

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian falda, from a Germanic language; compare fold.

Noun[edit]

falda (plural faldas)

  1. A white silk vestment worn by the pope, which is a long skirt, worn over the cassock, extending beneath the hem of the alb, reaching to the ground.

Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

falda f (plural faldes)

  1. skirt

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old Occitan falda

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

falda f (plural faldes)

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Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German valte, valt, from Old High German falt, from Proto-Germanic *falþō. Cognate with German Falte.

Noun[edit]

falda f (plural falden) (Sette Comuni)

  1. fold, pleat
    De marzlaan, in dòi sait, zeint gabéest bait un bòlla falden.
    The skirts, at the time, were full of folds.
  2. path, way
    Dèar puube hat gasnapt aan an órnen bèg.
    The boy went down a bad path.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • “falda” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From faldur (hem).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

falda (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative faldaði, supine faldað)

  1. to hem, to lay up

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, probably Frankish *falda (to fold), from Proto-West Germanic *falþan.[1]

Compare German Falte (fold), Spanish falda (skirt), Old High German faldan (to fold), English fold.

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Noun[edit]

falda f (plural falde)

  1. layer, stratum
  2. brim (of a hat)
  3. tails (of a coat)
  4. lower slope (of a mountain)
  5. snowflake
    Synonym: fiocco

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Further reading[edit]

  • falda in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

References[edit]

  1. ^ falda in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *falþaną, whence also English fold. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to fold).

Verb[edit]

falda (singular past indicative felt, plural past indicative feldu, past participle faldinn)

  1. to hood
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Descendants[edit]
  • Danish: folde

References[edit]

  • falda2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *faldōną. Also ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to fold).

Verb[edit]

falda

  1. to hood (= falda (etymology 1))
  2. to fold, make folds
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References[edit]

  • falda1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See fralda.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: fal‧da

Noun[edit]

falda f (plural faldas)

  1. foot, lower slope (of a mountain)
  2. border, edge

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, probably Frankish *falda (to fold), related to Old High German faldan (to fold), English fold, all from Proto-West Germanic *falþan.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

falda f (plural faldas)

  1. skirt
    Synonym: pollera (South America)
  2. (by extension, colloquial, often in the plural, metonymically) woman
  3. (slang) bit of skirt (woman as an object of desire)
  4. (butchery) brisket (a cut of meat)
  5. mountainside

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