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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaʊ̯lən/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German fūlen, vūlen, from Old High German fūlēn, from Proto-Germanic *fūlijaną (to become foul; rot; decay).

VerbEdit

faulen (third-person singular simple present fault, past tense faulte, past participle gefault, auxiliary sein)

  1. to rot (become decomposed by microorganisms)
ConjugationEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

AdjectiveEdit

faulen

  1. inflection of faul:
    1. strong genitive masculine and neuter singular
    2. weak and mixed genitive and dative all-gender singular
    3. strong, weak, and mixed accusative masculine singular
    4. strong dative plural
    5. weak and mixed all-case plural

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vūlen, from Old High German fūlēn. Cognate with German faulen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfau̯len/, [ˈfɑʊ̯lən]

VerbEdit

faulen (third-person singular present fault, past participle gefault, auxiliary verb sinn)

  1. (intransitive) to rot, to decay

ConjugationEdit

Regular
infinitive faulen
participle gefault
auxiliary sinn
present
indicative
imperative
1st singular faulen
2nd singular fauls faul
3rd singular fault
1st plural faulen
2nd plural fault fault
3rd plural faulen
(n) or (nn) indicates the Eifeler Regel.