ful

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See also: fúl, fûl, fül, -ful, and ful-

Catalan[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ful (invariable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Fula.

Proper noun[edit]

ful m

  1. Fula

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. nasty, ugly

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of ful
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular ful 2
Neuter singular fult 2
Plural fule 2
Definite attributive1 fule
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Maltese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful

  1. plural of fula

Middle English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ful

  1. very; much; to a great extent
    • 1407, The Testimony of William Thorpe, pages 40–41
      And I seide, "Ser, in his tyme maister Ioon Wiclef was holden of ful many men the grettis clerk that thei knewen lyuynge vpon erthe. And therwith he was named, as I gesse worthili, a passing reuli man and an innocent in al his lyuynge. []
      And I said, "Sir, in his time master John Wycliffe was held by very many men the greatest clerk that they knew living upon earth. And with this he was named, as I believe worthily, an excellent ruly and innocent man in all his living. []
  2. full
    • ca. 1384, John Wycliffe, Wycliffe Bible (translation from the Vulgate), Genesis 25:8
      and failynge he was deed in a good elde, and of greet age, and ful of dayes, and he was gaderyd to his puple.
      and failing he was dead in a good old [age], and of great age, and full of days, and he was gathered to his people.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. clever, sly

Inflection[edit]


Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fullaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. Alternative form of full

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fūlaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fūl

  1. foul (dirty, stinking, vile, corrupt)
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Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fulnaz.

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. full

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: fol
  • West Frisian: fol

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

·ful

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive prototonic of fo·loing

Mutation[edit]

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

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. full

Declension[edit]


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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful m inan

  1. full house

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. ugly; of displeasing appearance
    Det var den fulaste unge jag någonsin sett.
    That's the ugliest kid I've ever seen.
  2. dirty, bad; something contradictory to norms and rules
    Larsson gjorde en riktigt ful tackling.
    Larsson pulled off a really dirty tackle.
  3. prefix indicating a state of low or poor quality: an ironic opposite of fin, "fine, elegant."
    • 2000, Mikael Niemi, Populärmusik från Vittula p. 35; English translation by Laurie Thompson: Popular Music from Vittula (2003), p. 36.
      Hukande tassade han fram till predikstolen, en skygg liten gosse med fulsnaggat hår.
      Shoulders hunched, he tip-toed toward the pulpit, a bashful little boy with an awful haircut.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ful
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular ful fulare fulast
Neuter singular fult fulare fulast
Plural fula fulare fulast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 fule fulare fulaste
All fula fulare fulaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fool.

Noun[edit]

ful

  1. fool

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful (plural fuls)

  1. fullness

Declension[edit]