quod erat demonstrandum

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin quod erat dēmōnstrandum (that which was to be proved), calqued from Ancient Greek ὅπερ ἔδει δεῖξαι (hóper édei deîxai, precisely what was required to be proved).

Phrase[edit]

quod erat demonstrandum (plural quae erant demonstranda)

  1. (something) which was to be proved; which was to be demonstrated.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Ancient Greek ὅπερ ἔδει δεῖξαι (hóper édei deîxai, literally (that) which was to be demonstrated).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkʷo.de.rat.deː.monsˈtran.dum/, [ˈkʷɔd̪ɛräd̪ːeːmõːs̠ˈt̪rän̪d̪ʊ̃ˑ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /kwod ˈe.rat de.monˈstran.dum/, [kwɔd̪ ˈɛːrät̪ d̪emonˈst̪rän̪d̪um]

Phrase[edit]

quod erat dēmōnstrandum (plural quae erant dēmōnstranda)

  1. which was to be proved; which was to be demonstrated.

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin.

Interjection[edit]

quod erat demonstrandum

  1. quod erat demonstrandum

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin.

Interjection[edit]

quod erat demonstrandum

  1. quod erat demonstrandum

References[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Phrase[edit]

quod erat demonstrandum

  1. quod erat demonstrandum (which was to be demonstrated)
    Synonyms: QED, CQD