"אתם טועים, זאת לא התשובה."
Translation:You are wrong, this is not the answer.
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Hm, I would call this a paradox. Or do you mean something like self-reference? Like Epimenides paradox? Epimenides was a Cretan who made one immortal statement: "All Cretans are liars."
Well, in irony, the verbal part (locution) is usually neutral, but the hidden part (illocution) is critisism of the ego of the other. Say "you did it well..." The double meaning, the irony, is the hidden criticism.
In this case the criticism is overt, so I would not call it an irony. Just a paradox of self-reference while learning this sentence.
But of cource it just a question of terminology, nothing important.
@Rrej In “proper” punctuation, there is either a semicolon or a period between two sentences.
That’s the rule in formal writing, but in a more casual setting such as this forum, it’s very common to see two sentences joined by a comma, so common that I think the rule against comma splices is becoming obsolete.
In casual writing, if a person uses a semicolon between two independent clauses (sentences), that is often seen as pretentious. That attitude is a precursor to a rule which is on the way out.
So what? You cannot use to wrong without an object in English, you always wrong someone. If you want to verbalise it in English you would get something like you are erring or you are making a mistake. This still makes you are wrong and you are incorrect synonyms, although the latter might be אַתֶּם לֹא נְכוֹנִים.
DL should accept "you err" as an alternative to "you are wrong". It's not very common, but it is correct, and is actually a more literal translation of "אתם טועים". They should also accept "you are in error", but I haven't had a chance to try that yet so don't know if they do. I reported the first one.
Atem to’im, zot lo ha-tshuva.
Rrej9 above said that it’s wrong to put a comma between the two sentences, by which I think he means that it’s wrong to put a comma in the sentence. The reason? Both “You are wrong” and “that is not the answer” are independent clauses, therefore they need a semicolon between them.