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not; no
 
consume; news; subside; to disappear; to vanish
simp. and trad.
(不消)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

不消

  1. (literary or dialectal) no need to; no need for
  2. (literary) to be unable to endure

SynonymsEdit

Dialectal synonyms of 不用 (“need not”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 不必, 無須, 毋庸
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 不必, 毋須, 無須, 無須乎
Mandarin Beijing , 不用, 甭用
Taiwan 不用
Shenyang
Jinan
Xi'an 不用
Wuhan 不消, 用不著
Chengdu 不消
Kunming 不用
Yangzhou 用不著
Hefei 不用
Cantonese Guangzhou 唔使
Hong Kong 唔使
Taishan 唔使
Dongguan 唔使
Yangjiang 無使, 使乜
Gan Nanchang 不消, 用不著
Hakka Meixian 毋使
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 毋使
Liudui (S. Sixian) 毋使
Hsinchu (Hailu) 毋使
Dongshi (Dabu) 毋使
Hsinchu (Raoping) 毋使
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 毋使
Jin Taiyuan 不用
Min Bei Jian'ou 伓讓
Min Dong Fuzhou 伓使
Matsu 伓使
Min Nan Xiamen 毋免, , 毋使
Quanzhou 毋免,
Zhangzhou 毋免, , 毋使
Taipei 毋免,
Kaohsiung 毋免,
Penang 毋免,
Chaozhou 免用,
Wu Shanghai 勿要
Suzhou 用勿著
Wenzhou 覅用, 否用
Xiang Changsha 不消
Shuangfeng 不消, 不要

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