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ψευδής

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Ancient Greek

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [pʰse͜ʊdɛː́s]
  • (Koine): IPA: [pʰsɛwdˈeːs]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [pseβðˈis]

Adjective

ψευδής m., ψευδής f., ψευδές n.; third declension; (pseudēs)

  1. lying, false, untrue
  2. deceived, beguiled

Inflection

Usage notes

In many Classical Greek cities, being good at lying and deception was considered a virtue and a heroic quality; in Odysseus for example.

References

Strong’s concordance number: G5281


Greek

Adjective

ψευδής   (psevðís)   m., nominative, sg.

  1. false; sham; insincere.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
Gender masc./fem. neut. masc./fem. neut.
Nominative ψευδής ψευδές ψευδείς ψευδή
Genitive ψευδούς ψευδούς ψευδών ψευδών
Accusative ψευδή ψευδές ψευδείς ψευδή
Comparative πιο ψευδής   or   ψευδέστερος
Relative superlative ο πιο ψευδής   or   ο ψευδέστερος
Absolute superlative ψευδέστατος

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