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English

Pronunciation

Verb

fallen

  1. Past participle of fall.

Adjective

fallen (not comparable)

Positive
fallen

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. having dropped by the force of gravity
    fallen raindrops
  2. (literary) killed in battle
    to honor fallen soldiers
  3. having lost one's chastity
    a fallen woman
  4. having collapsed
    a fallen building

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Noun

Singular
fallen

Plural
fallen

fallen (fallen)
  1. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) The Devil
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) An evil spirit, a fiend
  3. (plural only; not used in singular form) The dead
  4. (plural only; not used in singular form) Casualties of battle or war.

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German

Etymology

Old High German fallan

Pronunciation

Verb

fallen (strong, third-person singular simple present fällt, past tense fiel, auxiliary sein, past participle gefallen)

  1. (intransitive) To fall; to drop
  2. (intransitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To fall in battle; to die in battle; to be killed in action.
    Er fiel für sein Vaterland. - “He died for his country.”

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Swedish

Noun

fallen

  1. definite plural of fall

Verb

fallen

  1. past participle of falla

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