Criminal and prohibition

perjury
(n)
PER-jǝ-ree
Meaning

false testimony while under oath in a court of law

1st Sample Sentence

It was later discovered that his testimony in court had contained falsehoods, and so he was charged with perjury.

Root

per (falsely)#iurare (to swear) (Latin)

Mnemonics

jury ke saamne (galat) per (galat) (galat) per (galat) (galat) per (galat) Perjury sounds like forgery which is a criminal offense. per (phir)+jury -> jury ke saamne saach batt sy phir jana

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