fola

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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

fola

  1. inflection of foli:
    1. indefinite accusative/dative/genitive singular
    2. indefinite accusative/genitive plural

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fool, foolishFrench fouItalian folle.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fola

  1. crazy, mad, foolish

Derived terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fola f (genitive singular fola, nominative plural folta)

  1. Alternative form of fala (grudge, spite, resentment, feud)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

fola f

  1. inflection of fuil (blood):
    1. genitive singular
    2. plural

Adjective[edit]

fola

  1. natural, biological (of relative or relationship)
  2. (obsolete, physiology) sanguine (having a bodily constitution characterised by a preponderance of blood over the other bodily humours)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fola fhola bhfola
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "fola" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “fola” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “fola” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

fola f (plural fole)

  1. fairy tale
  2. fib
    Synonyms: balla, frottola, panzana, fandonia, fanfaluca

Middle Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fola

  1. genitive singular of fuil

Mutation[edit]

Middle Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
fola ḟola fola
pronounced with /v(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fulô

Noun[edit]

fola m

  1. foal, colt

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]