거짓말

KoreanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From 거짓 (geojit, “false”) + (mal, “word, speech”)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɘːd͡ʑinma̠ɭ]
  • Phonetic hangeul: [ː]
Revised Romanization? geojinmal
Revised Romanization (translit.)? geojismal
McCune–Reischauer? kŏjinmal
Yale Romanization? kēcismal

South Gyeongsang (Busan) pitch accent: 짓말의 / 거짓말에 / 거짓말까지

Syllables in red take high pitch. This word always takes high pitch on the second and third syllables, and lowers the pitch of subsequent suffixes.

NounEdit

거짓말 (geojinmal)

  1. a lie; a false statement
    실제 기록으면 거짓말가능성높다.
    Silje girogi eopseumyeon geojinmaril ganeungseong-i nopda.
    If there is no actual record, it is likely to be a lie.
    나는 거짓말일거라고 생각해.
    Naneun geojinmarilgeorago saenggakhae.
    I think it's a lie.

AntonymsEdit

  • 참말 (chammal, “truth, a true statement”)