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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Simplified from (). In current form (mouth) + .

Han character[edit]

(radical 30 +11, 14 strokes, cangjie input 口卜心金 (RYPC), composition)

  1. exhale
  2. blow out
  3. deep sigh
  4. hiss
  5. praise

References[edit]


Chinese[edit]

For pronunciation and definitions of – see .
(This term, , is the simplified form of .)
Notes:

Japanese[edit]

Kanji[edit]

(uncommon “Hyōgai” kanji)

Readings[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana うそ, romaji uso)

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

Usage notes[edit]

  • In Japanese, saying that something is uso is less inflammatory than calling something a lie in English; it is used similar to "No way!" or "Really!" "Yeah, Right!"

Derived terms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(heo) (hangeul , revised heo, McCune-Reischauer hŏ)

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