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falta
mistake, defect. lfal+a dy kan eml abrhm abynw. The mistake which our Father Abraham had made. [SLE 89b]
$af endha baed alfal+at. He saw some faults in her.[SLE 89b] (Arabic plural.)
faltar
to fail, stumble, be lacking. wbalak yfaltt+ar fy had a$y. And let him not fail in this matter. [SLE 3a]
ydwmw fy dyk· lxdma wma yfaltarw$. They will continue in this service and not be lacking. [SLE 15a]
ma yfaltar Hta klma. Nothing shall be lacking. [SLE 81a]
familia
family. Hyn yqaDy asdr yqrah llfamylyya dyyalw. When he finishes the Passover service, he shall read it to his family. [SLE 8a]
wxrj ycHq mgrr mea lfamylyya dyyalw. And Isaac went out from Gerar with his family. [SLE 20b] Very frequent.
fattura
account. b+an+w flmyya rywH el lfatwra dyyalha. With such-and-such a percentage of profit on its account. [SLE 92b]
fauteuil
armchair. whwwa y$wf wwaHd lbnt qaeda fy wwahd lfu+wyy ddhab. And he saw a girl sitting in a golden armchair. [SLE 108a]
favor
favor. w+lb mnw fabwr. And he asked a favor of him. [SLE 55a]
Gyr wwaHd lfabor temlhwly. You will do me just one favor [SLE 42b]
ferencia
difference. twwryna lfyrynsyya byn lxwwan bHal emlq...wbyn ytrw. [The Torah] shows us the difference between brothers such as Amalek, and Jethro. [SLE 82a]
a$ mn fyrynsya byny lbynw.
What difference is there between me and him? [SLE 154B] The absence of the first syllable may be due to identifying it with the Arabic -- or Italian/Spanish -- particle di. Cohen (p. 440) quotes this word only in the full form deferensia. He declares that in Algiers it is used solely by Jews.
festa
feast. kan freh eml fys+a kbyra. Pharoah made a great feast.[SLE 36a]
wwaHd lfys+a kbyra. A certain great feast. [SLE 152a]
fiesta
see festa
fijar
see fixar
fino
fine, magnificent. alprwt almlaH walGarwcat alfynw. Good fruits and fine vegetables. Note lack of concord. There is an Arabic definite article however. [SLE 6a]
ye+y lbntw wwaHd lxdyma fynw. He will give his daughter a fine servant-girl. [SLE 35b] Note lack of concord.
qrars finw. magnificent carriages. [SLE 150a] Note lack of concord.
fisar
to fix. rana fysarna ba$ fnhar lfwlany ynjmew. Lo, we have established that they shall assemble on such-and-such a day. [SLE 153B]
See also fixar.
fixar
to fix. nhar dy kanw fykcarw dljmwe. The day which they had fixed for the assembly. [SLE 153B]
flmwmyn+w brwHw dy fyksarlhwm. In the very moment which he had fixed for them.
See also fisar.
forma
structure. wjabw lma blqwwadm mn fwrma fwq dyk lGn+ra. And they brought the water in the forward parts of the structture over that bridge. [SLE 10b]
forza
strength. wyxarj lyhwd blfwrsa elykum. And he will bring the Jews with strength against you. [SLE 20a]
wyakd hadwk lwwlad fwrsa ba$ yqtlhwm. And he will take these children forcibly in order to kill them. [SLE 23a]
wma bqa$ fyh fwrca ba$ yrkb ktr. And there was no strength left in him to ride any more. [SLE 32a]
forzar
to force. c+aHq acwl+an yfwrcarw Hta +lq dak· leabd dyyalw wHarrw. The king had to force him, so that he released that slave and freed him. [SLE 55b]
ma kan$ mn yfwrcark. There was noone to force you. [SLE 125a]
yfwrcar elyh. He will force him. [SLE 150a]
franc
franc. ye+ylw kwl waHd frnk·. Each one would give him a franc. [SLG 134]
fuerza
See forza
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