問答無用

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
もん
Grade: 3
とう > どう
Grade: 2

Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

問答 (mondō, "dialogue") + 無用 (muyō, "futility" or "uselessness")

Noun[edit]

問答無用 (hiragana もんどうむよう, rōmaji mondōmuyō)

  1. (there is) no use in arguing; dialogue is useless
     (はな)せばわかる。— (もん) (どう) () (よう)
    Hanaseba wakaru. — Mondōmuyō!
    You'll be convinced if you just listen to me. — No argument!

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