EsperantoEdit

VerbEdit

falsus

  1. conditional of falsi

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perfect passive participle from fallō (deceive, trick; mistake).

PronunciationEdit

ParticipleEdit

falsus (feminine falsa, neuter falsum, superlative falsissimus); first/second-declension participle

  1. deceived, tricked, cheated, disappointed, having been deceived
  2. mistaken, having been mistaken, having deceived myself
  3. appeased, beguiled, having been appeased
  4. sworn falsely, perjured, having been sworn falsely
  5. (by extension) false, untrue

DeclensionEdit

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative falsus falsa falsum falsī falsae falsa
Genitive falsī falsae falsī falsōrum falsārum falsōrum
Dative falsō falsō falsīs
Accusative falsum falsam falsum falsōs falsās falsa
Ablative falsō falsā falsō falsīs
Vocative false falsa falsum falsī falsae falsa

DescendantsEdit

NounEdit

falsus m (genitive falsī); second declension

  1. liar, deceiver

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative falsus falsī
Genitive falsī falsōrum
Dative falsō falsīs
Accusative falsum falsōs
Ablative falsō falsīs
Vocative false falsī

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • falsus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • falsus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • falsus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • falsus in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to be imbibing false opinions: opinionibus falsis imbui
    • to distinguish true and false: vera et falsa (a falsis) diiudicare
    • to confuse true with false: vera cum falsis confundere
    • to start from false premises: a falsis principiis proficisci
    • to rouse a vain, groundless hope in some one's mind: spem falsam alicui ostendere
    • to accuse a person of forging the archives: accusare aliquem falsarum tabularum