沒有

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Chinese[edit]

 
drowned; to end; to die; to inundate; (negative prefix for verbs); have not; not
 
to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
trad. (沒有)
simp. (没有)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

沒有

  1. to not have; to not be
    沒有零錢 / 没有零钱  ―  méiyǒu língqián.  ―  I don't have any change.
    沒有最好只有更好 [MSC, trad.]
    没有最好只有更好 [MSC, simp.]
    méiyǒu zuìhǎo, zhǐyǒu gènghǎo [Pinyin]
    There is no best, only better.
    根本沒有童年 [MSC, trad.]
    根本没有童年 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā gēnběn jiù méiyǒu tóngnián. [Pinyin]
    She didn't have any kind of childhood.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 沒有 (“to not have (+ noun)”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Classical Chinese
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 沒有
Mandarin Beijing 沒有
Taiwan 沒有
Jinan 沒有
Xi'an 沒有
Wuhan 冇得
Chengdu 沒得
Yangzhou 不得沒得
Hefei
Cantonese Guangzhou 冇有
Hong Kong
Taishan
Gan Nanchang 冒有
Hakka Meixian
Miaoli (N. Sixian)
Liudui (S. Sixian)
Hsinchu (Hailu)
Dongshi (Dabu)
Zhuolan (Raoping)
Yunlin (Zhao'an)
Jin Taiyuan 沒啦
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen
Quanzhou
Zhangzhou
Taipei
Kaohsiung
Tainan
Taichung
Hsinchu
Lukang
Sanxia
Yilan
Kinmen
Magong
Penang
Singapore
Philippines (Manila)
Chaozhou
Shantou
Thailand (Bangkok)
Wu Shanghai 嘸沒
Suzhou 嘸不
Wenzhou
Xiang Changsha 冇得
Shuangfeng 冇得

Adverb[edit]

沒有

  1. have not; haven't/hasn't (done); didn't (do) (indicating non-completion of a verb)
    沒有 / 没有  ―  méiyǒu gēn tā jiǎng.  ―  I didn't speak with him.
    吃飯沒有 / 吃饭没有  ―  Nǐ chīfàn le méiyǒu?  ―  Have you eaten (or not)?

Derived terms[edit]