無用

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 2
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

(non-) +‎ (use)

Adjectival noun[edit]

無用 (-na inflection, hiragana むよう, romaji muyō)

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

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

無用 (hiragana むよう, romaji muyō)

  1. uselessness
  2. needlessness
  3. being prohibited

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

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

Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 无用
trad.

Etymology[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin wúyòng
Zhuyin ㄨˊ ㄩㄥˋ
IPA (key) /u³⁵ i̯ʊŋ⁵¹/

Adjective[edit]

無用 (traditional, Pinyin wúyòng, simplified 无用)

  1. useless