abfallen

See also: Abfällen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German abfallen, abvallen, abefallen, abevallen, abe vallen, equivalent to ab- +‎ fallen. Cognate with German Low German offallen, Dutch afvallen, West Frisian ôffalle, Saterland Frisian oufale, oufaale, Middle English offallen (modern English fall off).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔapfaln̩/, /ˈʔapfalən/
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  • Hyphenation: ab‧fal‧len

VerbEdit

abfallen (class 7 strong, third-person singular present fällt ab, past tense fiel ab, past participle abgefallen, auxiliary sein)

  1. to fall off, to drop off
  2. (religion) to apostatize
  3. to secede

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