"False" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 cuò wù error / mistake / CL:個|个[ge4] / mistaken / false / wrong
 xū jiǎ false / phony / pretense
 xū wěi false / hypocritical / artificial / sham
 wěi liè inferior / false
 wéi xīn false / untrue to one's convictions / against one's will / disloyal
 xū emptiness / void / abstract theory or guiding principles / empty or unoccupied / diffident or timid / false / humble or modest / (of health) weak / virtual / in vain
 yàn false
 wú xìn yì in bad faith / false / perfidious
 xū huǎng false
 zhēn jiǎ genuine or fake / true or false
 dǎ jiǎ to fight counterfeiting / to expose as false / to denounce sb's lies
 xiàn hài to entrap / to set up / to frame (up) / to make false charges against
 jiǎ xiàng false appearance / facade
 guǐ huà lie / false words / nonsense / CL:篇[pian1]
 qí hào military banner / flag signal / (fig.) banner (i.e. false pretenses)
 xū shí what is true and what is false / (to get to know) the real situation
 xū míng false reputation
 wū xiàn to entrap / to frame / to plant false evidence against sb
 jiǎ jiè to make use of / to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as / lenient / tolerant / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 / of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
 xū jīng false alarm / panic rumor / CL:場|场[chang2]
 shī shí to give a false picture of the situation
 jiǎ zhèng false testimony
 jiǎ míng false name / pseudonym / alias / pen name / the Japanese kana scripts / hiragana 平假名[ping2 jia3 ming2] and katakana 片假名[pian4 jia3 ming2]
 jiǎ yá false teeth / dentures
 qiǎng cí duó lǐ to twist words and force logic (idiom) / sophistry / loud rhetoric making up for fallacious argument / shoving false arguments down people's throats
 xū yán empty words / false words
 jiǎ miàn jù mask / fig. false façade / deceptive front
 chán yán slander / slanderous report / calumny / false charge
 hán yuān wronged / to suffer false accusations
 é zhà to extort under false pretenses / to blackmail / to bluff / to defraud
 mào míng dǐng tì to assume sb's name and take his place (idiom) / to impersonate / to pose under a false name
 cì huái false acacia / Robinia pseudoacacia
 zhèng wù true or false? / correct or incorrect / to correct errors (in a document)
 qiǎng pǎo to jump the gun / to make a false start
 wàng chēng to make a false and unwarranted declaration
 xiāng yá to have a false tooth set in / denture
 hán xuè pēn rén to make false accusations against sb (idiom)
 gòu xiàn to frame / to bring false charges against
 lán to make a false charge
 xū qíng jiǎ yì false friendship / hypocritical show of affection
 yī niàn zhī chā momentary slip / false step / ill-considered action
 gǔ huò rén xīn to stir up public sentiment by false statements (idiom) / to resort to demagogy
 xù to beguile with false stories
 shù shàng kāi huā to deck the tree with false blossoms / to make something of no value appear valuable (idiom)
 zhēn wěi mò biàn can't judge true or false (idiom) / unable to distinguish the genuine from the fake / not to know whether to believe (what one reads in the news)
 kāi gōng bù fàng jiàn lit. to draw the bow without shooting the arrow (idiom) / fig. to bluff / to be all talk and no action / false bravado
 bàn zhēn bàn jiǎ (idiom) half true and half false
 jiǎ fǒu dìng jù false negative
 jiǎ kěn dìng jù false affirmative
 wěi dǐng false roof
 xū jǐng false alert
 jiǎ shàn rén false compassion / bogus charity
 jiǎ bào gào false report / forgery / fabricated declaration (e.g. income tax return)
 jiǎ zhāo zi to put on airs / to adopt a false attitude
 jiǎ gǒng blind arch / false arch
 jiǎ tuǐ false leg
 jiǎ jiè to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as
 jiǎ zhèng jiàn false documents
 wěi variant of 偽|伪, false / fake / forged / bogus
 yuān jiǎ cuò àn unjust, fake and false charges (in a legal case)
 fǎn yǎo yī kǒu to make a false countercharge
 máo yáng huái rose acacia (Robinia hispida, a false acacia)
 huàn xuě to cleanse oneself of false accusations
 ěr tīng wéi xū , yǎn jiàn wéi shí Take what you hear to be false, only believe it when you see it (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself. / It ain't necessarily so.
 xū wěi lèi zhēn false but apparently real
 miù jiàn erroneous views / false idea / false opinion
 wéi xīn zhī yán false assertion / speech against one's own convictions
 zhèng wěi to disprove / to confirm (sth) to be false
  false positive
  false negative
  False and Authentic Documents
  false easting
  false northing
  false arrest
 fǎn wū to make a false countercharge
 chá shuǐ biǎo (Internet slang) (of the police) to ask to be let in on the pretext of checking the water meter / to barge into people's home on false pretences
 míng chāo false paper money burned as an offering to the dead
 míng bì false paper money burned as an offering to the dead
 xié zhī xié jiàn false wisdom and erroneous views (Buddhism)
 jiǎ xiān (Tw) to pretend / to put on a false front / (Taiwanese, POJ pr. [ké-sian])
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