fylla

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fylla, from Proto-Germanic *fullijaną.

Verb[edit]

fylla ‎(third person singular past indicative fylti, third person plural past indicative fylt, supine fylt)

  1. to fill
  2. to have a birthday

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fylla, from Proto-Germanic *fullijaną.

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Verb[edit]

fylla ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fyllti, supine fyllt)

  1. to fill

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Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fullijaną, akin to Old English fyllan (English fill), Old Saxon fullian, Dutch vullen, Old High German fullen (German füllen), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(fulljan).

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fylla

  1. to fill

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fylla c

  1. a state of drunkenness
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish fylla, from Old Norse fylla, from Proto-Germanic *fullijaną. Cognate with Danish fylde, Norwegian fylle, English fill, German füllen, Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(fulljan).[1]

Verb[edit]

fylla ‎(present fyller, preterite fyllde, supine fyllt, imperative fyll)

  1. to fill, to make full
  2. to turn (X years old), to reach (a certain age), to have birthday
    Hon fyller på tisdag.
    Her birthday is on Tuesday.
    Han fyller moppe.
    He turns fifteen. (the legal age to drive a moped)
    Hon fyller jämnt i sommar.
    This summer her birthday anniversary is an even number. (a multiple of ten)
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References[edit]

  1. ^ fylla in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)