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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fylla, from Proto-Germanic *fullijaną.

VerbEdit

fylla (third person singular past indicative fylti, third person plural past indicative fylt, supine fylt)

  1. to fill
  2. to have a birthday

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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse fylla, from Proto-Germanic *fullijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

fylla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative fyllti, supine fyllt)

  1. to fill

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

fylla m or f or n

  1. definite feminine singular of fyll

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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NounEdit

fylla f or n

  1. definite feminine singular of fyll

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse fylla

VerbEdit

fylla (present tense fyller, past tense fylte, past participle fylt, passive infinitive fyllast, present participle fyllande, imperative fyll)

  1. alternative form of fylle

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *fullijaną, akin to Old English fyllan (English fill), Old Saxon fullian, Dutch vullen, Old High German fullen (German füllen), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (fulljan).

VerbEdit

fylla

  1. (transitive) to fill
    1. (ditransitive, with accusative and genitive) to fill with
  2. to complete, make up
  3. to fulfill
  4. (reflexive, with genitive) to be filled (with)
    fyllask áhyggju ok hræzlu
    to be filled with care and fear

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ReferencesEdit

  • fylla in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

fylla c

  1. a state of drunkenness
DeclensionEdit
Declension of fylla 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative fylla fyllan fyllor fyllorna
Genitive fyllas fyllans fyllors fyllornas

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish fylla, from Old Norse fylla, from Proto-Germanic *fullijaną. Cognate with Danish fylde, Norwegian fylle, English fill, German füllen, Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐌻𐌾𐌰𐌽 (fulljan).[1]

VerbEdit

fylla (present fyller, preterite fyllde, supine fyllt, imperative fyll)

  1. to fill, to make full
  2. to turn (X years old), to reach (a certain age), to have birthday
    Hon fyller på tisdag.
    Her birthday is on Tuesday.
    Han fyller moppe.
    He turns fifteen. (the legal age to drive a moped)
    Hon fyller jämnt i sommar.
    This summer her birthday anniversary is an even number. (a multiple of ten)
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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ fylla in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)