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EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

the Fall

  1. (theology) The sudden fall of humanity into a state of sin, as brought about by the transgression of Adam and Eve. [from 14th c.]

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German val, Old High German val.

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fal/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -al

NounEdit

Fall m (genitive Falls or Falles, plural Fälle)

  1. case (actual event, situation, or fact; piece of work; instance or event as a topic of study; legal proceeding; grammar: specific inflection of a word; medicine: instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms)
  2. fall, drop
  3. fall, decline
    der Fall des Römischen Reichesthe fall of the Roman Empire

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • (grammar: specific inflection of a word): Kasus m

HyponymsEdit

grammatical case

Coordinate termsEdit

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German val.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Fall m (plural Fäll)

  1. case, situation, circumstance

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Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare German Fall, Dutch geval.

NounEdit

Fall m (plural Felle)

  1. fall
  2. case, event

Etymology 2Edit

Compare German Falle, Dutch val.

NounEdit

Fall f (plural Falle)

  1. trap