faul

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faul m

  1. foul (offence in sports)

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Further reading[edit]

  • faul in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • faul in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vūl, from Old High German fūl, from Proto-West Germanic *fūl, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, from Proto-Indo-European *puH-lo-s (rotten, putrid).

Compare Dutch vuil, English foul, Danish ful, Swedish ful. Doublet of Foul.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faʊ̯l/
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: Foul

Adjective[edit]

faul (comparative fauler, superlative am faulsten)

  1. rotten
  2. lazy

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • faul” in Duden online

Hunsrik[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vūl, from Old High German fūl, from Proto-West Germanic *fūl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

faul (comparative fauler, superlative faulest)

  1. rotten
    En faules Eu stinkd.
    A rotten egg stinks.
    Die Epple sin schun faul.
    The apples are already rotten.
  2. lazy
    En fauler Kerl.
    A lazy guy.

Declension[edit]

Declension of faul
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative faul faul faul faule
accusative faule faul faul faule
dative faule faule faule faule
Strong inflection nominative fauler faule faules faule
accusative faule faule faules faule
dative faulem fauler faulem faule

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vūl, from Old High German fūl, from Proto-West Germanic *fūl, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, from Proto-Indo-European *puH-lo-s (rotten, putrid).

Compare Dutch vuil, English foul, Danish ful, Swedish ful.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

  1. rotten
  2. lazy

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From English foul, from Middle English foulen, fulen, from Old English fūlian, from Proto-Germanic *fūlāną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

faul m inan

  1. (sports) foul

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • faul in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • faul in Polish dictionaries at PWN