虚偽

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
きょ
Grade: S

Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Sinitic 虛偽.

Pronunciation 1Edit

NounEdit

虚偽 (hiragana きょぎ, romaji kyogi)

  1. a falsehood, a lie
    虚偽 (きょぎ)見破 (みやぶ)
    kyogi o miyaburu
    to see through a lie
    虚偽 (きょぎ)申告 (しんこく)
    kyogi no shinkoku
    a false report, a false (tax) return
    虚偽 (きょぎ)損失計上 (そんしつけいじょう)発覚 (はっかく)されましたので、 (おお)くの課徴金 (かちょうきん)支払 (しはら)いました。
    Kyogi no sonshitsukeijō ga hakkaku saremashita node, ōku no kachōkin o shiharaimashita.
    The posting of a false loss was discovered, so they paid a hefty fine.
SynonymsEdit
AntonymsEdit
Related termsEdit
  • 粉飾 (ふんしょく, funshoku): embellishment
  • 見せ掛け (みせかけ, misekake): a sham, a pretense, something done up to look good
IdiomsEdit
  • 虚偽の友は公然たる敵よりも悪い (きょぎのともはこうぜんたるてきよりもわるい, kyogi no tomo wa kōzentaru teki yori mo warui): a false friend is worse than an open enemy
Derived termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

NounEdit

虚偽 (hiragana こぎ, romaji kogi)

  1. a falsehood, a lie
Usage notesEdit

Less-common reading for 虚偽 (kyogi). Synonyms, antonyms, etc. are all the same.

Last modified on 19 January 2014, at 04:02