Japanese Dictionary

Meaning of 眉に唾を塗る(まゆにつばをぬる) in Japanese

眉に唾を塗る, 眉に唾をぬる
Kana Reading
まゆにつばをぬる
Romaji
mayunitsubawonuru
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), Godan verb with `ru' ending
    Meaning
    to keep one's wit about one; to be on one's guard; to be wary; to keep on one's toes

Verb Conjugations

Non-Past

Plain
眉に唾を塗る
Plain Polite
眉に唾を塗ります
Negative
眉に唾を塗らない
Negative Polite
眉に唾を塗りません

Past

Plain
眉に唾を塗った
Plain Polite
眉に唾を塗りました
Negative
眉に唾を塗らなかった
Negative Polite
眉に唾を塗りませんでした

Te

Plain
眉に唾を塗って
Plain Polite
眉に唾を塗りまして
Negative
--
Negative Polite
--

Passive

Plain
眉に唾を塗られる
Plain Polite
眉に唾を塗られます
Negative
眉に唾を塗られない
Negative Polite
眉に唾を塗られません


Kanji in this word

JLPT 1

9 strokes

eyebrow

On'Yomi: ビ, ミ

Kun'Yomi: まゆ

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JLPT 2

13 strokes

paint, plaster, daub, smear, coating

On'Yomi: ト

Kun'Yomi: ぬ.る, ぬ.り, まみ.れる

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11 strokes

saliva, sputum

On'Yomi: ダ, タ

Kun'Yomi: つば, つばき

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