See also: FALs

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Arabic فَلْس(fals), from Aramaic פילס / ܦܠܣ / פולסא / ܦܘܠܣܐ(/fuləsā, filas/), from Ancient Greek φόλλις (phóllis), from Latin follis. Doublet of fool.

NounEdit

fals (plural fulus)

  1. (numismatics, middle-age) Medieval copper coin first produced by the Umayyad caliphate beginning in the late 7th century.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin falsus (false).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fals (feminine falsa, masculine plural falsos, feminine plural falses)

  1. false (untrue, not factual, wrong)

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falsus.

AdjectiveEdit

fals

  1. false

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin falsus.

NounEdit

fals n (genitive singular fals, nominative plural föls)

  1. falseness, dissimulation
    Synonym: svik
  2. fraud, imposture
  3. forgery
    Synonym: fölsun
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Danish fals.

NounEdit

fals n (genitive singular fals, nominative plural föls)

  1. groove, notch
    Synonyms: skora, gróp
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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English fals, borrowed from Latin falsus (false), and partly from Old French fals.

AdjectiveEdit

fals

  1. false (untrue, not factual, wrong)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: false
  • Scots: fause
  • Irish: falsa, falsach

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falsus.

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NounEdit

fals n

  1. falsehood, fraud, counterfeit

AdjectiveEdit

fals

  1. (of weight or coinage) false

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • fals in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary
  • fals in Joseph Bosworth and T. Northcote Toller (1898) An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin falsus (false).

AdjectiveEdit

fals m (oblique and nominative feminine singular false)

  1. false (untrue, not factual, wrong)

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RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from Latin falsus (false). The variant form falș is from German falsch.

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AdjectiveEdit

fals m or n (feminine singular falsă, masculine plural falși, feminine and neuter plural false)

  1. false (untrue, not factual, wrong)

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