ChineseEdit

do not
 
to talk (about); to discuss; theory
to talk (about); to discuss; theory; by the; per; the Analects (of Confucius)
trad. (勿論)
simp. (勿论)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

勿論

  1. (literary) to not prosecute

Derived termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

勿論

  1. (Wu) no matter (what, how, etc.); regardless of; whether

SynonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
もち
Jinmeiyō
ろん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Literary Chinese 勿論 (literally do not discuss). Compare English go without saying.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

(もち)(ろん) (mochiron

  1. of course, naturally, certainly
    (もち)(ろん)(せん)(そう)には(はん)(たい)
    Mochiron, sensō ni wa hantai da.
    Of course I'm against the war.
    (もち)(ろん)
    Mochiron da yo!
    Of course!
    (もち)(ろん)いいですよ。
    Mochiron, ii desu yo.
    By all means. Go ahead.
    (literally, “No need to ask; it's okay.”)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

AdverbEdit

勿論 (mullon) (hangeul 물론)

  1. Hanja form? of 물론 (of course, certainly, naturally).