出鱈目

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 1
(ateji)
たら
Hyōgaiji
(ateji)

Grade: 1
(ateji)
kun’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “博徒間の隠語で、賽の目の出るままを意味する「出たら(その)目」からといわれる。「出鱈目」は、当て字。”)

The kanji are ateji (当て字).

Adjectival nounEdit

()(たら)() (detarame-na (adnominal ()(たら)() (detarame na), adverbial ()(たら)() (detarame ni))

  1. nonsensical
  2. haphazard

NounEdit

()(たら)() (detarame

  1. irresponsible utterance
  2. haphazardness