fellō (present infinitive fellāre, perfect active fellāvī, supine fellātum); first conjugation
- I suck.
- (vulgar) In particular, I fellate.
- 1st century AD, Martial, Epigrams 2.50
- Quod fellas et aquam potas, nil, Lesbia, peccas:
- qua tibi parte opus est, Lesbia, sumis aquam.
- (Because you suck [cock] and drink water, Lesbia, you err in nothing:
- in just the part you ought to be, Lesbia, you're making use of the water)
From Frankish *felo (“wicked person”), from Proto-Germanic *fillô, *filjô (“flayer, whipper, scoundrel”), from Proto-Germanic *faluz (“cruel, evil”) (compare English fell (“fierce”), Middle High German vālant (“imp”)), related to *fellaną (compare Dutch villen, German fillen (“to whip, beat”), both from Proto-Indo-European *pelh₂- (“to stir, move, swing”) (compare Old Irish adellaim 'I seek', diellaim 'I yield', Umbrian pelsatu 'to overcome, conquer', Latin pellere (“to drive, beat”), Latvian lijuôs, plītiês (“to force, impose”), Ancient Greek πέλας (pélas, “near”), πίλναμαι (pílnamai, “I approach”), Old Armenian հալածեմ (halacem, “I pursue”).
fellō m (genitive fellōnis); third declension
- (Medieval Latin) criminal, barbarian