lí do lí trấu

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Intensifying "reduplication" of lí do (reason; excuse), based on tro trấu (ash from burning rice hulls, used in agriculture) and gio (eye dialect spelling of tro, pronounced identically to do).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lí do trấu

  1. flimsy excuses

VerbEdit

lí do trấu

  1. to use flimsy excuses