mendacium

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mendāx (lying, untruthful).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mendācium n (genitive mendāciī); second declension

  1. A lie, untruth, falsehood, fiction.
  2. An illusion, counterfeit.

InflectionEdit

Second declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mendācium mendācia
genitive mendāciī mendāciōrum
dative mendāciō mendāciīs
accusative mendācium mendācia
ablative mendāciō mendāciīs
vocative mendācium mendācia

Derived termsEdit

  • mendāciloquus
  • mendāciunculum

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mendacium in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
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