無理

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Chinese[edit]

not have
 
to manage; to heed; to put in order
to manage; to heed; to put in order; reason; logic; science; inner principle or structure
trad. (無理)
simp. (无理)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

無理

  1. to be unreasonable; to be unjust

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

無理

  1. unreasonable
  2. (mathematics) irrational

Antonyms[edit]

  • (unreasonable): 有理 (yǒulǐ)
  • (irrational): 有理 (yǒulǐ)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (無理):
  • Japanese: 無理(むり) (muri)
  • Korean: 무리 (無理, muri)
  • Vietnamese: vô lí (無理)

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(lack) + (reason)

Adjective[edit]

()() (muri-na (adnominal ()() (muri na), adverbial ()() (muri ni))

  1. cannot, impossible, incapable
    (えん)七等分(ななとうぶん)するのは無理(むり)だ。
    En o nana tōbun suru no wa muri da.
    A circle cannot be divided equally by seven.
  2. irrational, unreasonable, unjust
    無理(むり)なことを()わないで。
    Muri na koto o iwanai de.
    Do not say such an irrational thing.
    無理(むり)()まってる
    muri ni kimatteru
    certainly impossible
  3. excessive; overdone; done by brute force

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Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

()() (muri

  1. impossibility, incapability
  2. irrationality
  3. something that is excessive; overdoing something; doing things by brute force

Synonyms[edit]

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Verb[edit]

()()する (muri surusuru (stem ()() (muri shi), past ()()した (muri shita))

  1. to overexert oneself

Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

無理 (muri) (hangeul 무리)

  1. Hanja form? of 무리 (absurdity).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Adjective[edit]

無理

  1. Hán tự form of vô lí (unreasonable).