偽 means 'lie'

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Strokes : 11    Frequency: 1327   JLPT: N1    Usefulness: 5    Study set: 5-18    Grade: 8   Intermediate lesson: -    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 81 words   Used in 89 words   Used in 1 name   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   いつわ to lie   にせ imitation, false
Kun    いつわ
   伪 (Chinese)  
⿰   () man   to do  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 偽 is used 7 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 偽 is used 85 times, read 3 ways.
ギ : 64 words FIND ALL
forgery; falsification; fabrication; counterfeiting  (see also: 偽物)
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にせ : 14 words FIND ALL
1. imitation; fake; phony; counterfeit; forged; bogus; sham
2. pseudo-
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いつわ : 7 words FIND ALL
'ru' godan verb, intransitive verb, transitive verb
1. to lie; to cheat; to pretend; to feign; to falsify
'ru' godan verb, transitive verb
2. to trick; to deceive
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An additional いつわ.る less common words include 偽 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
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ギ   いつわ to lie   にせ imitation, false   
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ジン   ニン   ひと man   
イ    do   
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