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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Historical forms of the character
Oracle bone script Bronze inscriptions Bamboo and silk script Large seal script Small seal script
勿-oracle.svg 勿-bronze.svg 勿-silk.svg 勿-bigseal.svg 勿-seal.svg

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

Chinese[edit]

simp. and trad.

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1
Initial () (4)
Final () (60)
Tone (調) Checked (Ø)
Openness (開合) Closed
Division () III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/mɨut̚/
Pan
Wuyun
/miut̚/
Shao
Rongfen
/miuət̚/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/mut̚/
Li
Rong
/miuət̚/
Wang
Li
/mĭuət̚/
Bernard
Karlgren
/mi̯uət̚/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
Baxter-Sagart system 1.1 (2014)
Character
Reading # 1/2 2/2
Modern
Beijing
(Pinyin)
Middle
Chinese
‹ mjut › ‹ mjut ›
Old
Chinese
/*mut/ /*mut/
English don"t not ... it

Notes for Old Chinese notations in the Baxter-Sagart system:

* Parentheses "()" indicate uncertain presence;
* Square brackets "[]" indicate uncertain identity, e.g. *[t] as coda may in fact be *-t or *-p;
* Angle brackets "<>" indicate infix;
* Hyphen "-" indicates morpheme boundary;

* Period "." indicates syllable boundary.
Zhengzhang system (2003)
Character
Reading # 1/1
No. 13219
Phonetic
component
Rime
group
Rime
subdivision
1
Corresponding
MC rime
Old
Chinese
/*mɯd/
Notes

Verb[edit]

  1. (imperative) do not; don't
Synonyms[edit]
Usage notes[edit]
  • The meaning of 'no' in this character only means no in Shanghainese.

Etymology 2[edit]

From contraction of 毋愛毋爱 (m̄-ài).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

  1. (Min Nan, imperative) do not; don't

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

  1. to dust

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)

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Readings[edit]

Compounds[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja[edit]

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

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Vietnamese[edit]

Han character[edit]

(vật, vặt, vất)

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