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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From fellow.

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NounEdit

fella (plural fellas)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of fellow.
  2. (informal) used to address a male
    • 1997, Donald Meichenbaum, “Discussion”, in Jeffrey K. Zeig, editor, The Evolution of Psychotherapy: The Third Conference, page 90:
      By the third go-around, the essence of what I wrote was, "And the same to you, fella!" I am glad that our relationship has survived that exchange.
    Am I right, fellas?

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fella, from Proto-Germanic *fallijaną. Causative of falla (to fall).

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VerbEdit

fella (third person singular past indicative feldi, third person plural past indicative feldu, supine felt)

  1. to fell
  2. to snare

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fella, from Proto-Germanic *fallijaną. Causative of falla (to fall).

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VerbEdit

fella (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative felldi, supine fellt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to fell, to shed
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to kill in battle
  3. (transitive, governs the accusative) to fit together
  4. (transitive, governs the accusative) to pleat

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LatinEdit

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fellā

  1. first-person singular present active imperative of fellō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

fella m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of felle

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fella. Akin to English fell.

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VerbEdit

fella (present tense feller, past tense felte, past participle felt, present participle fellande, imperative fell)

  1. to fell, bring down (make something fall, e.g. an animal, a tree, an opponent in battle)
    Jegaren skaut hjorten.
    The hunter shot the deer.
  2. to shed (e.g. a person shedding tears, a tree shedding leaves)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fella f

  1. singular definite of felle

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