The Japanese Page Word of the Day - To Decieve

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Word of the Day: May 29, 2018

[Apologies for misspelling “deceive” in the image; I before E except after C!]

欺く

verb | あざむく


MEANING: to deceive; to trick; to fool

EXAMPLE SENTENCE:

忍者は、人を欺くのが仕事だ。

にんじゃは、ひとをあざむくのがしごとだ。
It is the ninja’s job to deceive people.

 

NOTES:

の nominalizes the 人を欺く

VOCABULARY:

忍者 【にんじゃ】 ninja
人 【ひと】 people; person
仕事 【しごと】 work

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