不用

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Chinese[edit]

not; no; (negative prefix) to use
simp. and trad.
(不用)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

不用

  1. not necessary; don't

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 不用 (“need not”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese 不必無須毋庸
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 不必毋須無須無須乎
Mandarin Beijing 不用甭用
Taiwan 不用
Shenyang
Jinan
Xi'an 不用
Wuhan 不消用不著
Chengdu 不消
Kunming 不用
Yangzhou 用不著
Hefei 不用
Cantonese Guangzhou 唔使
Hong Kong 唔使
Dongguan 唔使
Taishan 唔使
Yangjiang 無使使乜
Gan Nanchang 不消用不著
Hakka Meixian 毋使
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 毋使
Liudui (S. Sixian) 毋使
Hsinchu (Hailu) 毋使
Dongshi (Dabu) 毋使
Zhuolan (Raoping) 毋使
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 毋使
Jin Taiyuan 不用
Min Bei Jian'ou 伓讓
Min Dong Fuzhou 伓使
Matsu 伓使
Min Nan Xiamen 毋免
Quanzhou 毋免
Zhangzhou 毋免
Taipei 毋免
Kaohsiung 毋免
Penang 毋免
Chaozhou 免用
Wu Shanghai 勿要
Suzhou 用勿著
Wenzhou 覅用否用
Xiang Changsha 不消
Shuangfeng 不消不要

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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]

不用 (-na inflection, hiragana ふよう, rōmaji fuyō)

  1. Alternative form of 不要

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

不用 (hiragana ふよう, rōmaji fuyō)

  1. Alternative form of 不要

Compounds[edit]

References[edit]

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