無用

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

(non-) +‎ (use)

Adjectival nounEdit

無用 (-na inflection, hiragana むよう, romaji muyō)

  1. useless
  2. unnecessary; needless
  3. prohibited, no (...ing)

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

無用 (hiragana むよう, romaji muyō)

  1. uselessness
  2. needlessness
  3. being prohibited

CompoundsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakkan, ISBN 4095102535.

MandarinEdit

simpl. 无用
trad.

EtymologyEdit

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wúyòng
Zhuyin ㄨˊ ㄩㄥˋ
IPA (key) /u³⁵ i̯ʊŋ⁵¹/

AdjectiveEdit

無用 (traditional, Pinyin wúyòng, simplified 无用)

  1. useless
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