folle

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See also: Folle and follé

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɔl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔl

Adjective[edit]

folle

  1. feminine singular of fou

Noun[edit]

folle f (plural folles)

  1. madwoman
  2. (slang) queen (male homosexual)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin follem, case form of follis (bellows).

Noun[edit]

folle m (plural folli)

  1. (archaic) bellows
    Synonym: mantice

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin follem, case form of follis (bellows), through the figurative sense of “airhead”.

Adjective[edit]

folle (masculine and feminine plural folli)

  1. mad; insane
  2. (of a gear wheel) idle

Noun[edit]

folle m or f (plural folli)

  1. madman; madwoman
  2. (mechanics) neutral
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin follem, case form of follis (money bag).

Noun[edit]

folle m (plural folli)

  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) follis (bronze coin)

Etymology 4[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

folle f pl

  1. plural of folla

References[edit]

  • folle1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • folle2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • folle3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

folle

  1. ablative singular of follis

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French fole, feminine of fol (mad) from Latin follis.

Noun[edit]

folle f (plural folles)

  1. (Jersey) madwoman

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

folle

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

West Frisian[edit]

Determiner[edit]

folle

  1. many, much

Inflection[edit]

This determiner needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • folle (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011