不要

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Chinese[edit]

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
simp. and trad.
(不要)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

不要

  1. to not want
  2. not going to; will not
  3. do not; don't (as an interjection or imperative)

Synonyms[edit]

  • (do not; don't): (bié), (), 不用 (bùyòng), (béng), (literary, dialectal) ()

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjectival noun[edit]

不要 ‎(-na inflection, hiragana ふよう, romaji fuyō)

  1. unnecessary
  2. useless
  3. unused

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

不要 ‎(hiragana ふよう, romaji fuyō)

  1. being unnecessary
  2. uselessness
  3. being unused

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References[edit]

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