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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfalə/
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  • Rhymes: -alə

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German valle, Old High German falla, deverbal of fallen.

NounEdit

Falle f (genitive Falle, plural Fallen)

  1. trap
  2. (colloquial, regional) bed
    Ich hau mich in die Falle - I'm going to bed (literally: I'm beating myself into the trap)
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Falle

  1. dative singular of Fall
    In diesem Falle … - In this case …

Further readingEdit

  • Falle” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Falle in Duden online

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

NounEdit

Falle

  1. plural of Fall