fol

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See also: FOL, fól, föl, føl, fol., and föl-

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fol

  1. Alternative form of fou (used only when the following noun starts with a vowel or mute h)

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

A Galician gaita

Etymology[edit]

From Latin follis (bellows, purse), cognate with Portuguese fole and Spanish fuelle. With the meaning of "madman", from Old Occitan fol or Old French fol.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fol m (plural foles)

  1. bag (of bagpipes)
  2. bellows
  3. bag, sack, goatskin
    home pequeno, fol de veleno
    a little man, a bag of poison
    (proverb)
  4. (archaic) a madman

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • fol” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fol” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fol” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fol” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • fol” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fol.

Adjective[edit]

fol m (feminine singular folle, masculine plural folz, feminine plural folles)

  1. mad; insane
  2. foolish; silly

Noun[edit]

fol m (plural fols, feminine singular folle, feminine plural folles)

  1. madman (person who is insane)

Descendants[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin follis, follem.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fol m (oblique and nominative feminine singular fole or folle)

  1. mad; insane
  2. foolish; silly

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Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin follis. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French fol.

Adjective[edit]

fol

  1. mad; insane; crazy

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Volapük[edit]

Volapük cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fol
    Ordinal : folid

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English four.

Numeral[edit]

fol

  1. (cardinal) four

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fol

  1. soft mutation of of bol