ful

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

Catalan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Fula 𞤊𞤵𞤤𞤬𞤵𞤤𞤣𞤫

Adjective[edit]

ful (indeclinable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Fula.

Noun[edit]

ful m (uncountable)

  1. Fula

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz, cognate with Swedish ful, English foul, German faul, Dutch vuil.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful (neuter fult, plural and definite singular attributive fule)

  1. (dated) nasty, ugly

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فُول(fūl).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful m (collective, singulative fula, paucal fuliet)

  1. broad bean, broad beans

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English full, from Proto-West Germanic *full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz.

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.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: full
  • Yola: vull

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful (masculine and feminine ful, neuter fult, definite singular and plural fule, comparative fulere, indefinite superlative fulest, definite superlative fuleste)

  1. clever, sly

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

ful (masculine and feminine ful, neuter fult, definite singular and plural fule, comparative fulare, indefinite superlative fulast, definite superlative fulaste)

  1. clever, sly

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *full.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. Alternative form of full
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *fūl.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fūl

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

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *full

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-West Germanic *full, from Proto-Germanic *fullaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós.

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. full

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Plautdietsch[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ful

  1. foul, rotten, putrid
  2. lazy, shiftless, indolent, slothful

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English full.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful m inan

  1. (poker) full house

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ful in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • ful in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English full.

Noun[edit]

ful n (plural fuluri)

  1. (poker) full house

Declension[edit]


Saterland Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Frisian full, from Proto-West Germanic *full. Cognates include West Frisian fol and German voll.

Adjective[edit]

ful (inflected fulle, comparative fuller, superlative fulst)

  1. full
Antonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronoun[edit]

ful

  1. Unstressed form of fúul

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “ful”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN
  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “fúul”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúll, from Proto-Germanic *fūlaz. Compare English foul, Dutch vuil, German faul.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Sweden) IPA(key): /fʉːl/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʉːl

Adjective[edit]

ful (comparative fulare, superlative fulast)

  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
Masculine plural3 fule 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.
3) Dated or archaic

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English fool.

Noun[edit]

ful

  1. fool

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

ful (nominative plural fuls)

  1. fullness

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