うそ

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Japanese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

うそ (romaji uso)

  1. : a lie, a falsehood; something incorrect
  2. : (slang) really?!, no way!, unbelievable!, shut up!

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Japanese, saying that something is uso is less inflammatory than calling something a lie in English.

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1993, Shigeru Takebayashi, The Kenkyusha Japanese-English Leaner's Pocket Dictionary, Tokyo: Kenkyūsha, ISBN 4-7674-2305-8: