Translation of “pretext” in Japanese

4 translation entries available
English pretext
Type noun
Japanese 言い訳
Hiragana いいわけ
Pronunciation iiwake
Example
decent pretext
もっともな言い訳
English pretext
Type noun
Japanese 口実
Hiragana こうじつ
Pronunciation koujitsu
Example
convenient pretext
うまい口実
English pretext
Type noun
Japanese 名目
Hiragana めいもく
Pronunciation meimoku
Example
pretext of helping a neighboring country
隣国を助けるという名目
English pretext
Type noun
Japanese 理由
Hiragana りゆう
Pronunciation riyuu
Example
flimsy pretext
あやふやな理由
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