无法无天

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 無法無天

Etymology[edit]

, which is short for 法纪 (law), meaning "no (respect for) law" + , which is short for 天理 (heavenly justice), meaning "no (respect for) heaven(ly) justice".

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wúfǎwútiān
Zhuyin ㄨˊ ㄈㄚˇ ㄨˊ ㄊㄧㄢ
IPA (key) /u³⁵ fa̠²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ u³⁵ tʰi̯ɛn⁵⁵/

Idiom[edit]

无法无天 (simplified, Pinyin wúfǎwútiān, traditional 無法無天)

  1. no respect for law and order; unruly

Proper noun[edit]

无法无天 (simplified, Pinyin wúfǎwútiān, traditional 無法無天)

  1. (movie title) American Outlaws

Derived terms[edit]