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See also: FOL, fól, föl, føl, fol., and föl-

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fol

  1. Alternative form of fou (used only when the following noun starts with a vowel or mute h)

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

 
A Galician gaita

EtymologyEdit

From Latin follis (bellows, purse), cognate with Portuguese fole and Spanish fuelle. With the meaning of "madman", from Old Occitan fol or Old French fol.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fol m (plural foles)

  1. bag (of bagpipes)
  2. bellows
  3. bag, sack, goatskin
    home pequeno, fol de veleno
    a little man, a bag of poison
    (proverb)
  4. (archaic) a madman

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fol” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • fol” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • fol” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • fol” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • fol” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Mauritian CreoleEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French folle

NounEdit

fol (masculine fou)

  1. (feminine) mad, crazy person

AdjectiveEdit

fol (masculine fou)

  1. (feminine) mad, crazy, insane
    Synonym: pagli

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

fol

  1. Alternative form of fole (fool)

AdjectiveEdit

fol

  1. Alternative form of fole (foolish)

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fol.

AdjectiveEdit

fol m (feminine singular folle, masculine plural folz, feminine plural folles)

  1. mad; insane
  2. foolish; silly

NounEdit

fol m (plural fols, feminine singular folle, feminine plural folles)

  1. madman (person who is insane)

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin follis, follem.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fol m (oblique and nominative feminine singular fole or folle)

  1. mad; insane
  2. foolish; silly

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin follis. Gallo-Romance cognate with Old French fol.

AdjectiveEdit

fol

  1. mad; insane; crazy

Related termsEdit


VolapükEdit

Volapük cardinal numbers
 <  3 4 5  > 
    Cardinal : fol
    Ordinal : folid

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English four.

NumeralEdit

fol

  1. (cardinal) four

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fol

  1. soft mutation of of bol