IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay palsu, from Portuguese falso (untrue, fake), from Old Portuguese falso, from Latin falsus (deceived), from fallō (I deceive), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰwel- (to lie, deceive).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpalsu]
  • Hyphenation: pal‧su

AdjectiveEdit

palsu (plural palsu-palsu)

  1. Not real; fraudulent; fake.
    1. (of status); by using a fake identity (fake police, etc)
  2. Spurious, artificial; false.
  3. A copy; something that is not the real thing; imitation.
  4. Not honest; dishonest.
  5. (of voice) Displeasing to the ear; ugly.

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MalayEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese falso (untrue, fake).

AdjectiveEdit

palsu (Jawi spelling ڤلسو‎, plural palsu-palsu)

  1. false
  2. fake

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