Irrtum

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German irretuom, from Old High German irrituom. Equivalent to irren (to wander) +‎ -tum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪʁtʊm/
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  • Hyphenation: Irr‧tum

Noun[edit]

Irrtum m (genitive Irrtums or Irrtumes, plural Irrtümer)

  1. error
  2. mistake

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Further reading[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Irrtum on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Irrtum” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Irrtum” in Duden online
  • Irrtum” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Irrtum”, in PONS (in German), Stuttgart: PONS GmbH, 2001–2021