falsum

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Noun[edit]

falsum (uncountable)

  1. (logic) An arbitrary contradiction, denoted .

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From falsus, perfect passive participle of fallō (deceive, trick).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

falsum n (genitive falsī); second declension

  1. An untruth, falsehood, fraud, deceit, lie; forgery.
    Ex falso quodlibet.[1]
    From falsehood anything [follows]: \bot \rightarrow Q.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative falsum falsa
genitive falsī falsōrum
dative falsō falsīs
accusative falsum falsa
ablative falsō falsīs
vocative falsum falsa

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