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ChineseEdit

not have benefit; increase
trad. (無益)
simp. (无益)

PronunciationEdit


AdjectiveEdit

無益

  1. to be in vain; to have no benefit; to not be helpful

AntonymsEdit


JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
えき
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Adjectival nounEdit

無益 (-na inflection, hiragana むえき, rōmaji mueki)

  1. useless, futile, pointless
    • 1941, 太宰治, 新ハムレット:
       (ひと)無益 (むえき) (きず)つけるだけの (こと)です。
      Hito o mueki ni kizu tsukeru dake no koto desu.
      It only hurts people pointlessly.

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

無益 (hiragana むえき, rōmaji mueki)

  1. futility