falle

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See also: Falle, fallé, fälle, and Fälle

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

falle

  1. First-person singular present of fallen.
    Hilfe, ich falle.
    Help I'm falling.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of fallen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of fallen.
  4. Imperative singular of fallen.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

falle f

  1. plural of falla

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

falle

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of fallō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Derived from the verb falle, also influenced by German.

Noun[edit]

falle m (definite singular fallen, indefinite plural faller, definite plural fallene)

  1. a slanted metal piece in a door lock that moves when pressing the handle.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse falla, "to fall", from Proto-Germanic *fallaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-. Cognates include Faeroese and Swedish falla, Danish falde, English fall, German fallen.

Verb[edit]

falle (present tense faller, past tense falt, past participle falt, present participle fallende, imperative fall)

  1. to fall
    Han skled, mistet fotfestet og falt.
    He slipped, lost his footing and fell.
    Byen falt etter en måneds beleiring.
    The city fell after being laid siege to for a month.
    Prisene på klær falt dramatisk i fjor.
    Prices on clothes fell dramatically last year.
  2. to fall, die
    Faren min falt i krigen.
    My father died in the war.
    Mange mennesker falt i slaget.
    Many people fell in the battle.
  3. to slope
    Det nye gulvet faller ganske mye.
    The new floor slopes quite a bit.
  4. to look, fit [adjective/adverb] on
    Skaftet på denne kniven faller godt i hånden.
    The handle of this knife fits well in my hand.
    Kjolen faller fint.
    The dress looks nice.
  5. (with adjectives) to seem, appear
    Det faller naturlig for henne.
    It comes natural for her.
    Det faller naturlig å gjøre det nå.
    It seems only natural to do it now.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • fall = a fall
  • falleferdig = tumbledown, ramshackle
  • fallen
  • falle bort = lapse, cease to apply, be discontinued (literally: "fall away")
  • falle for noe/noen = fall for something/someone
  • falle fra hverandre = fall to pieces (literally: "fall from each other")
  • falle heldig ut = be a success, turn out well (literally: "fall out luckily")
  • falle noen inn = occur to someone (literally: "fall someone in", "fall in to someone")
  • falle pladask for noen = fall head over heels in love with someone (literally: "fall smack for someone")
  • falle sammen = collapse, break down, tumble down, fall down (literally: "fall together")
  • falle sammen med = be identical with, coincide with (literally: "fall together with")
  • falle seg slik = it so happens (literally: "fall like this")
  • falle så lang en er = fall full length (literally: "fall as long as one is")
  • falle til ro = settle, settle down (literally: "fall to order")
  • falle i hendene på noen = fall into the hands of somebody
  • falle i ens smak = be to one's liking (literally: "fall in one's taste")
  • forfalle
  • ta noe som det faller seg = take something as it comes (literally: "take something as it falls")

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

falle

  1. neuter singular of fallen

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse falla, "to fall", from Proto-Germanic *fallaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-. Cognates include Faeroese and Swedish falla, Danish falde, English fall, German fallen.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /²fɑlːə/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

falle (present tense fell, past tense fall, past participle falle, present participle fallande, imperative fall)

  1. to fall
    Han skleid, mista fotfestet og fall.
    He slipped, lost his footing and fell.
    Byen falt etter å ha vorte kringsett i ein månad.
    The city fell after being laid siege to for a month.
    Prisane på kler falt dramatisk i fjor.
    Prices on clothes fell dramatically last year.
  2. to fall, die
    Faren min falt i krigen.
    My father died in the war.
    Mange menneske falt i slaget.
    Many people fell in the battle.
  3. to slope
    Det nye golvet fell ganske mykje.
    The new floor slopes quite a bit.
  4. to look, fit [adjective/adverb] on
    Skaftet på denne kniven fell godt i handa.
    The handle of this knife fits well in my hand.
    Kjolen fell fint.
    The dress looks nice.
  5. (with adjectives) to seem, appear
    Det fell naturleg for henne.
    It comes natural for her.
    Det fell naturleg å gjere det no.
    It seems only natural to do it now.
Synonyms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
  • fall = a fall
  • falleferdig = tumbledown, ramshackle
  • fallen
  • falle bort = lapse, cease to apply, be discontinued (literally: "fall away")
  • falle for noko/nokon = fall for something/someone
  • falle frå kvarandre = fall to pieces (literally: "fall from each other")
  • falle heldig ut = be a success, turn out well (literally: "fall out luckily")
  • falle nokon inn = occur to someone (literally: "fall someone in", "fall in to someone")
  • falle pladask for nokon = fall head over heels in love with someone (literally: "fall smack for someone")
  • falle saman = collapse, break down, tumble down, fall down (literally: "fall together")
  • falle saman med = be identical with, coincide with (literally: "fall together with")
  • falle seg slik = it so happens (literally: "fall like this")
  • falle så lang ein er = fall full length (literally: "fall as long as one is")
  • falle til ro = settle, settle down (literally: "fall to order")
  • falle i hendene på nokon = fall into the hands of somebody
  • falle i eins smak = be to one's liking (literally: "fall in one's taste")
  • ta noko som det fell seg = take something as it comes (literally: "take something as it falls")

References[edit]


Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German fallen, Dutch vallen, English fall.

Verb[edit]

falle

  1. to fall
  2. to be contributed

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

falle

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of fallar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of fallar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of fallar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of fallar.

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian falla, from Proto-Germanic *fallaną.

Verb[edit]

falle

  1. to fall

Inflection[edit]

Strong class 6
infinitive falle
3rd singular past foel
past participle fallen
infinitive falle
long infinitive fallen
gerund fallen n
indicative present tense past tense
1st singular fal foel
2nd singular falst foelst
3rd singular falt foel
plural falle foelen
imperative fal
participles fallend fallen