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See also fúl, and fül

Old English

Etymology

from Proto-Germanic *fulaz, from base Proto-Germanic *fu-, corresponding to Proto-Indo-European *pu; compare Old High German fül, Middle Dutch voul, German faul, Gothic  (füls), Old Norse fúll.

Adjective

fūl

  1. foul (dirty, stinking, vile, corrupt)

Polish

Pronunciation

Noun

ful m. [[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|ful]]

  1. full house

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative ful fule
Genitive fula fuli/fulów
Dative fulowi fulom
Accusative ful fule
Instrumental fulem fulami
Locative fulu fulach
Vocative fulu fule

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

Inflections of
ful
Absolute Comparative Superlative
Attributive Predicative
Indefinite
singular
Common ful fulare fulast
Neuter fult
Definite
singular
Masc. fule fulaste
All fula fulaste
Plural fula fulaste

ful

  1. Of displeasing appearance; ugly.
    Det var den fulaste unge jag någonsin sett.
    "That's the ugliest kid I've ever seen."
  2. Something contradictory to norms and rules; dirty, bad.
    Larsson gjorde en riktigt ful tackling.
    "Larsson pulled off a really dirty tackle."
  3. Prefix indicating a state of low or poor quality: an ironic opposite of fin, "fine, elegant."
    Hukande tassade han fram till predikstolen, en skygg liten gosse med fulsnaggat hår.
    Mikael Niemi, Populärmusik från Vittula (2000), p. 35.
    "Shoulders hunched, he tip-toed toward the pulpit, a bashful little boy with an awful haircut."
    Popular Music from Vittula (2003), p. 36, English translation by Laurie Thompson.

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