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二枚舌
Readings
にまいじた
nimaijita
Meanings
Noun (futsuumeishi)
May take the particle 'no'
double-dealing, duplicity, equivocation, double-tongueddouble sensдвоеду́шиеDoppelzüngigkeit, gespaltene Zunge, zweideutige Formulierungen

Kanji
ON: ニ, ジKUN: ふた, ふた.つ, ふたたび
two, two radical (no.2)

ON: マイ, バイ
sheet of..., counter for flat thin objects or sheets

ON: ゼツKUN: した
tongue, reed, clapper

Example sentences
お前は二枚舌を使っている。Parts: お前 (おまえ), 二枚舌 (にまいじた), 使う (つかう)You are lying to me.

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