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無能

ChineseEdit

 
-less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-
 
ability; can; may; capable; energy; able
trad. (無能)
simp. (无能)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

無能

  1. (literary) lacking ability; untalented

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
のう
Grade: 5
on'yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

無能 (-na inflection, hiragana むのう, romaji munō)

  1. incompetent, untalented

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

無能 (hiragana むのう, romaji munō)

  1. incompetence
    • 1948, 海野十三, 超人間X号:
       (まち)では、警察 (けいさつ)無能 (むのう)非難 (ひなん)する (こえ)が、 ()ましにふえて ()た。
      machi de wa, keisatsu no munō o hinan suru koe ga, himashini fuete kita.
      Complaints about the incompetence of the police grew louder in the town day by day.
  2. a good-for-nothing