झूठ

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit जुष्ट (juṣṭa, the remnants of a meal).

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Noun[edit]

झूठ (jhūṭhm (Urdu spelling جھوٹھ‎)

  1. lie, falsehood
    वह धोखेबाज़ हमेशा झूठ बोलता है।
    vah dhokhebāz hameśā jhūṭh boltā hai.
    That fraud always (tells) lies.
    झूठ के पाँव नहीं होते।
    jhūṭh ke pā̃v nahī̃ hote.
    A lie has no legs to stand upon.

Declension[edit]

Declension of झूठ
Singular Plural
Direct झूठ (jhūṭh) झूठ (jhūṭh)
Oblique झूठ (jhūṭh) झूठों (jhūṭhõ)
Vocative झूठ (jhūṭh) झूठो (jhūṭho)

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References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “झूठ”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons
  • Platts, John T. (1884), “झूठ”, in A dictionary of Urdu, classical Hindi, and English, London: W. H. Allen & co.