無効

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See also: 无效 and 無效

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
こう
Grade: 5
on’yomi

Adjective[edit]

無効(むこう) (mukō-na (adnominal 無効(むこう) (mukō na), adverbial 無効(むこう) (mukō ni), kyūjitai 無效, historical kana むかう)

  1. ineffective, invalid

Usage notes[edit]

  • May be translated into idiomatic English as "off" or "disabled" in some contexts:
    JavaScriptを無効(むこう)にする
    JavaScript o mukō ni suru
    turn off JavaScript
    (literally, “render JavaScript ineffective”)
    JavaScriptが無効(むこう)になっています
    JavaScript ga mukō ni natteimasu
    JavaScript is disabled

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

無効(むこう) (mukō (kyūjitai 無效, historical kana むかう)

  1. invalidity, no effect

Antonyms[edit]