mendacium

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mendāx ‎(lying, untruthful).

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NounEdit

mendācium n ‎(genitive mendāciī); second declension

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

InflectionEdit

Second declension.

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

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ReferencesEdit

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