See also: 无用

ChineseEdit

not have to use
trad. (無用)
simp. (无用)

PronunciationEdit



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
Initial () (4) (36)
Final () (24) (7)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mɨo/ /jɨoŋH/
Pan
Wuyun
/mio/ /jioŋH/
Shao
Rongfen
/mio/ /ioŋH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/muə̆/ /juawŋH/
Li
Rong
/mio/ /ioŋH/
Wang
Li
/mĭu/ /jĭwoŋH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯u/ /i̯woŋH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yòng
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
mou4 jung6
BaxterSagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/3 2/3 3/3 1/1
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
yòng
Middle
Chinese
‹ mju › ‹ mju › ‹ mju › ‹ yowngH ›
Old
Chinese
/*ma/ /*ma/ /*mo/ /*loŋ-s/
English not have volitional prefix don’t use (v.)

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter–Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1 1/1
No. 13117 15460
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
0 0
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*ma/ /*loŋs/

VerbEdit

無用

  1. to be useless; to be of no use; to be a waste of time
    有人認為讀書無用 [MSC, trad.]
    有人认为读书无用 [MSC, simp.]
    Yǒurén rènwéi dúshū wúyòng. [Pinyin]
    Some believe reading is a waste of time.

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

Sino-Xenic (無用):
  • Japanese: ()(よう) (muyō)
  • Korean: 무용 (無用, muyong)
  • Vietnamese: vô dụng (無用)

AdverbEdit

無用

  1. (Hainanese) need not
  2. (Hainanese) don't

SynonymsEdit

  • (need not):
  • (don't):

JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

EtymologyEdit

(non-) +‎ (use)

AdjectiveEdit

()(よう) (muyō-na (adnominal ()(よう) (muyō na), adverbial ()(よう) (muyō ni))

  1. useless
  2. unnecessary; needless
  3. prohibited, no (...ing)

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

NounEdit

()(よう) (muyō

  1. uselessness
  2. needlessness
  3. being prohibited

Derived termsEdit

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

無用 (muyong) (hangeul 무용)

  1. Hanja form? of 무용 (uselessness).

VietnameseEdit

Hán tự in this term

AdjectiveEdit

無用

  1. chữ Hán form of vô dụng (useless).