Contionary:fall

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Niemish

Pronunciation

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *fallaz. All senses translating as “case” are calques of Latin casus.

Noun

² fàll n.m. hard stem

  1. fall, drop (the act of falling or an instance thereof)
  2. fall, capture (the act of being seized by enemy forces)
  3. fall; the loss of one's innocence, honour, reputation, fortune, etc.
  4. case (actual event, situation, or fact)
  5. case (instance or event as a topic of study)
  6. case (piece of work, e.g. a criminal case)
  7. case (legal proceeding)
  8. (medicine) case (instance of a specific condition or set of symptoms)
  9. (grammar) case (type of inflection of a nominal)

Declension

Skundavisk

Etymology

From Middle Skundavisk fall, from Old Skundavisk falla, from Halmisk ᚠᚨᛚᛚᚨ (falla), ᚠᚨᛚᛚᚨᛉ (fallaŕ), from Proto-Germanic *fallaz.

Pronunciation

Noun

fall m. (class 1, genitive falls, plural falls)

  1. case (actual event, situation, grammatical inflection of a word, legal proceeding)
    Ik wit neet, hwat in this besundere fall te doon.
    I don't know what to do in this particular case.
  2. fall, drop, decline

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