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See also: Fal, FAL, fál, and fàl

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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *spala, from Proto-Indo-European *pōl-, *spōl- (to fall). Cognate to Ancient Greek σφάλλω (sphállō, to overthrow)[1], Lithuanian pùlti (to attack, rush), German fallen (to fall).

VerbEdit

fal (first-person singular past tense fala, participle falur)

  1. I forgive
  2. I give (as a present)
  3. I pray, am respectful
  4. I salute, greet
  5. to set (of the sun)
Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “fal”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 93

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *padɜ (dam, weir). Cognates include Finnish pato (dam). [1][2]

NounEdit

fal (plural falak)

  1. wall
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fal falak
accusative falat falakat
dative falnak falaknak
instrumental fallal falakkal
causal-final falért falakért
translative fallá falakká
terminative falig falakig
essive-formal falként falakként
essive-modal
inessive falban falakban
superessive falon falakon
adessive falnál falaknál
illative falba falakba
sublative falra falakra
allative falhoz falakhoz
elative falból falakból
delative falról falakról
ablative faltól falaktól
Possessive forms of fal
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. falam falaim
2nd person sing. falad falaid
3rd person sing. fala falai
1st person plural falunk falaink
2nd person plural falatok falaitok
3rd person plural faluk falaik
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Uralic *pala- (to devour). Cognates include Finnish palaa (to burn).

VerbEdit

fal

  1. (transitive) to devour
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #687 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences.
  2. ^ Gábor Zaicz, Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete, Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

fal

  1. indefinite accusative singular of falur
  2. indefinite dative singular of falur

KottEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Yeniseian *ʔapV ("hotness, sweat"). Compare Assan palá, pfóltu, paltu ("hot").

AdjectiveEdit

fal

  1. hot, warm

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LadinEdit

NounEdit

fal m (plural fai)

  1. error

LuxembourgishEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse falr

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fal (masculine and feminine fal, neuter falt, definite singular and plural fale, comparative falare, indefinite superlative falast, definite superlative falaste)

  1. (archaic) for sale
  2. (archaic) available

ReferencesEdit


PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fal f

  1. genitive plural of fala

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fal (not comparable)

  1. (dated) for sale, that can be bought, bribable, corrupt
    en fal kvinna
    a prostitute

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of fal
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular fal
Neuter singular falt
Plural fala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 fale
All fala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَال (fāl).

NounEdit

fal (definite accusative falı, plural fallar)

  1. fortune telling, omen

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative fal
Definite accusative falı
Singular Plural
Nominative fal fallar
Definite accusative falı falları
Dative fala fallara
Locative falda fallarda
Ablative faldan fallardan
Genitive falın falların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular falım fallarım
2nd singular falın falların
3rd singular falı falları
1st plural falımız fallarımız
2nd plural falınız fallarınız
3rd plural falları falları

See alsoEdit


VolapükEdit

NounEdit

fal (plural fals)

  1. the action of falling
  2. (grammar) grammatical case (in classic or original Volapük (Volapük rigik: kimfal (nominative), kimafal (genitive), borrowed from German Fall (case))

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Derived termsEdit

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