勿論

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Chinese[edit]

do not
 
to talk (about); to discuss; theory; by the; per; the Analects (of Confucius)
trad. (勿論)
simp. (勿论)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

勿論

  1. (literary) to not investigate

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もち
Jinmeiyō
ろん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Literary Chinese, literally "do not discuss". Compare English go without saying.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

勿論 (hiragana もちろん, rōmaji mochiron)

  1. of course, naturally, certainly
    勿論 (もちろん) (せん) (そう)には反対 (はんたい)だ。
    Mochiron, sensō ni wa hantai da.
    Of course I'm against the war.
    勿論 (もちろん)だよ!
    Mochiron da yo!
    Of course!
    勿論 (もちろん)、いいですよ。
    Mochiron, ii desu yo.
    By all means. Go ahead. (lit. "No need to ask; it's okay.")
    • 2010 October 24, Tsutsui, Taishi, “第21幕 無常の風 [Act 21: Uneasy Wind]”, in エスプリト [Esprit], volume 6 (fiction, in Japanese), Tokyo: Mag Garden, ISBN 978-4-86127-778-8, page 133-135:
      ヤン (せん) (せい)…わたしたち… (なか) ()ですよね?
      Yan-sensei… watashitachi… nakama desu yo ne?
      Jan-sensei… are we… really friends?
       (もち) (ろん)ですよ
      Mochiron desu yo
      Of course

Usage notes[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

勿論 (mullon) (hangeul 물론)

  1. Hanja form? of 물론, “of course, certainly, naturally”.