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fella

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From English fellow.

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NounEdit

fella (plural fellas)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of fellow.
  2. (informal) used to address a male
    • 1997, Donald Meichenbaum, “Discussion”, in Jeffrey K. Zeig editor, The Evolution of Psychotherapy: The Third Conference‎, page 90:
      By the third go-around, the essence of what I wrote was, "And the same to you, fella!" I am glad that our relationship has survived that exchange.
    Am I right, fellas?

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fella, from Proto-Germanic *fallijaną. Causative of falla (to fall).

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at fella (third person singular past indicative feldi, third person plural past indicative feldu, supine felt)

  1. to fell
  2. to snare

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fella, from Proto-Germanic *fallijaną. Causative of falla (to fall).

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VerbEdit

fella (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative felldi, supine fellt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to fell, to shed
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to kill in battle
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to fit together
  4. (transitive, governs the accusative) to pleat

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LatinEdit

VerbEdit

fellā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of fellō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

fella m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of felle