嘘つき

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
うそ
Hyōgaiji
kun’yomi
Alternative spellings
嘘吐き
嘘付き

Etymology[edit]

From (uso, a lie) + つく (tsuku, to tell (a lie)). Literally "lie teller", or "liar".

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

(うそ)つき (usotsuki

  1. liar; fibber
    • 2007, 新時代日漢辭典 (Xīn Shídài Rì-hàn Cídiǎn), 1st edition, 大新書局 (Dàxīn Shūjú), →ISBN:
      (かれ)嘘吐(うそつ)ですから信用(しんよう)出来(でき)ません
      kare wa usotsuki desu kara shin'yō ga dekimasen
      Because he is a liar, he can not be trusted

Usage notes[edit]

  • Often used with not much seriousness.

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN