See also: 无理

ChineseEdit

not have
 
to manage; to heed; to put in order
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
trad. (無理)
simp. (无理)

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

無理

  1. to be unreasonable; to be unjust

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

無理

  1. unreasonable
  2. (mathematics) irrational

AntonymsEdit

  • (unreasonable): 有理 (yǒulǐ)
  • (irrational): 有理 (yǒulǐ)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (無理):
  • Japanese: 無理(むり) (muri)
  • Korean: 무리 (無理, muri)
  • Vietnamese: vô lí (無理)

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(lack) + (reason)

AdjectiveEdit

()() (muri-na (adnominal ()() (muri na), adverbial ()() (muri ni))

  1. cannot, impossible, incapable
    (えん)七等分(ななとうぶん)するのは無理(むり)だ。
    En o nana tōbun suru no wa muri da.
    A circle cannot be divided equally by seven.
  2. irrational, unreasonable, unjust
    無理(むり)なことを()わないで。
    Muri na koto o iwanai de.
    Do not say such an irrational thing.
    無理(むり)()まってる
    muri ni kimatteru
    certainly impossible
  3. excessive; overdone; done by brute force

SynonymsEdit

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

()() (muri

  1. impossibility, incapability
  2. irrationality
  3. something that is excessive; overdoing something; doing things by brute force

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

()()する (muri surusuru (stem ()() (muri shi), past ()()した (muri shita))

  1. to overexert oneself

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

無理 (muri) (hangeul 무리)

  1. Hanja form? of 무리 (absurdity).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

無理

  1. Hán tự form of vô lí (unreasonable).