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EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /fij/
  • (file)
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): [fɪj]

NounEdit

fille f (plural filles)

  1. girl
    Toutes les filles n'aiment pas jouer avec des poupées.
    Not all girls like playing with dolls.
  2. daughter
    Je vous présente mes fils, Gérard-Marcel et Pierre-Vincent, et mes filles, Marie-Léonore et Jacqueline-Hélène.
    May I introduce you to my sons, Gérard-Marcel and Pierre-Vincent, and my daughters, Marie-Léonore and Jacqueline-Hélène.
  3. (slang) prostitute, wench
    Il buvait et courait les filles avant qu'il ne contracte la cirrhose et la blennorragie.
    He drank and consorted with hookers before contracting cirrhosis and gonorrhea.

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IrishEdit

VerbEdit

fille

  1. present subjunctive analytic of fill

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fille fhille bhfille
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fille, from Latin fīlia.

NounEdit

fille f (plural filles)

  1. daughter (female child)
  2. girl

DescendantsEdit


NormanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fille, from Latin fīlia.

NounEdit

fille f (plural filles)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) daughter
  2. (Jersey, Guernsey) girl

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -filla

NounEdit

fille f or m (definite singular filla or fillen, indefinite plural filler, definite plural fillene)

  1. a rag

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -filla

NounEdit

fille f (definite singular filla, indefinite plural filler, definite plural fillene)

  1. a rag

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fīlia(m).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fille f (oblique plural filles, nominative singular fille, nominative plural filles)

  1. daughter (female child)
  2. girl

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare German füllen, Dutch vullen, English fill.

VerbEdit

fille

  1. to fill
  2. to farce

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

fille

  1. to foal

Saterland FrisianEdit