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ChineseEdit

 
‑less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-
 
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. (mathematics) irrational

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(lack) + (reason)

Adjectival nounEdit

無理 (-na inflection, hiragana むり, rōmaji muri)

  1. impossible, incapable
     (えん)7等分 (7とうぶん)するのは () ()だ。
    En o 7 tōbun suru no wa muri da.
    A circle is incapable of being divided equally by seven.
  2. irrational, unreasonable, unjust
     () ()なことを ()わないよ。
    Muri na koto o iwanai yo.
    Do not say such an irrational thing.
  3. excessive; overdone; done by brute force

SynonymsEdit

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

無理 (hiragana むり, rōmaji muri)

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

Usage notesEdit

無理 is emphasised into 無理矢理 / 無理やり, 無理無体, and 無理押し.

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

無理する (hiragana むり, rōmaji muri)

  1. work too hard, overwork

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

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