feil

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See also: Feil and féil

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German veil, veile, from a conflation of Old High German feili ("good, trusty"; from Proto-Germanic *failijaz) and fali ("venal, for-sale"; from Proto-Germanic *faliz). Cognate with Dutch veil and Old Norse falr (> Danish, Norwegian, Swedish fal). Another cognates include Ancient Greek πωλέω (pōléō, sell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feil (not comparable)

  1. vendible, for sale (often used in constructions such as feil halten, feil stehen)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • feil in Duden online

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German feil, fēl, which is borrowed from Old French faille, which is derived from Latin fallō. Cognate with Danish fejl, Swedish fel, German Fehler and English fail.[1]. Adverb and adjective derived from the noun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feil (indeclinable)

  1. wrong

Adverb[edit]

feil

  1. wrong

Noun[edit]

feil m (definite singular feilen, indefinite plural feil, definite plural feila or feilene)

  1. error, mistake

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Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

feil (indeclinable)

  1. wrong

Adverb[edit]

feil

  1. wrong

Noun[edit]

feil m (definite singular feilen, indefinite plural feil, definite plural feila)

  1. error, mistake

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Alf Torp, "Nynorsk Etymologisk Ordbok", Oslo 1992 (reprint), ISBN 82-90520-17-4

Old Irish[edit]

Verb[edit]

feil

  1. Alternative form of fil

Volapük[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

feil

  1. tilth

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