See also: Felle and fellë

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felle

  1. inflection of fel:
    1. masculine/feminine singular attributive
    2. definite neuter singular attributive
    3. plural attributive

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felle

  1. ablative singular of fel

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felle

  1. inflection of fel:
    1. masculine nominative singular
    2. feminine/neuter nominative/accusative singular
    3. nominative/accusative plural

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felle

  1. Alternative form of felawe

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felle

  1. Alternative form of fele (good)

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felle

  1. Alternative form of fille

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felle

  1. Alternative form of fellen

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felle

  1. Alternative form of fillen

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Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse fella.

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felle f or m (definite singular fella or fellen, indefinite plural feller, definite plural fellene)

  1. a trap
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse félagi (one with whom one has joined one's property).

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felle m (definite singular fellen, indefinite plural feller, definite plural fellene)

  1. (usually in compounds) someone with whom one has something in common; a fellow
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felle (imperative fell, present tense feller, simple past felte, past participle felt)

  1. to fell a tree.
  2. to kill an animal while hunting.
  3. (knitting) to decrease (the number of stitches)
    felle av - to cast off

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From Old Norse fella. The verb is form earlier Proto-Germanic *fallijaną and may be considered a causative of falle. The same dynamic can be seen in English between fell and fall.

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felle f (definite singular fella, indefinite plural feller, definite plural fellene)

  1. a trap
  2. a snare
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felle (present tense feller, past tense felte, past participle felt, passive infinitive fellast, present participle fellande, imperative fell)

  1. to fell, bring down (make something fall, e.g. an animal, a tree, an opponent in battle)
  2. to shed (e.g. a person shedding tears, a tree shedding leaves)
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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse félagi. Doublet of felage. Akin to English fellow.

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felle m (definite singular fellen, indefinite plural fellar, definite plural fellane)

  1. a fellow, companion
  2. partner
  3. member
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