fraus

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fraus

  1. plural of frau

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Etymology[edit]

May be from some -d- extension to Proto-Indo-European *dʰwer-(to deceive) (*dʰrew- < *dʰru- < *dʰur- < *dʰwer-) . See also Sanskrit ध्रुति(dhruti), द्रुह्यति(druhyati, to deceive), English dwarf, dream.

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Noun[edit]

fraus f (genitive fraudis); third declension

  1. A cheating, deceit, guile, fraud.
  2. A delusion, error.
  3. bad or ill intent

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative fraus fraudēs
genitive fraudis fraudum
dative fraudī fraudibus
accusative fraudem fraudēs
ablative fraude fraudibus
vocative fraus fraudēs
  • Gen. pl. can sometimes be fraudium (preserving the i-stem).

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