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Translingual[edit]

Han character[edit]

(radical 20 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 心竹竹 (PHH), four-corner 27220, composition丿丿)

  1. must not, do not
  2. without, never
  3. no

Derived characters[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • KangXi: page 150, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2501
  • Dae Jaweon: page 339, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 255, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+52FF

Cantonese[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Jyutping mat6, Yale mat6)


Japanese[edit]

Noun[edit]

(hiragana ぶつ, romaji butsu)

(hiragana もち, romaji mochi)

  1. must not, do not, be not

Kanji[edit]

(“Jinmeiyō” kanji used for names)

Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

(mul, mol) (hangeul [[, ]], revised mul, mol, McCune-Reischauer mul, mol)


Mandarin[edit]

Hanzi[edit]

(Pinyin qióng (qiong2), (wu4), Wade-Giles ch'iung2, wu4)

Usage notes[edit]

The meaning of 'no' in this character only means no in Shanghainese.


Min Nan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

(traditional and simplified, POJ mài)

  1. (imperative) do not; don't

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (non-standard variant seen in Taiwanese media like song lyrics)

See also[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vật, vặt, vất)