無理

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Chinese[edit]

not have
 
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

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Adjective[edit]

無理

  1. (mathematics) irrational

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4

Grade: 2
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

(lack) + (reason)

Adjective[edit]

無理 (-na inflection, hiragana むり, katakana ムリ, rōmaji muri)

  1. impossible, incapable
     (えん)7等分 (7とうぶん)するのは () ()だ。
    En o 7 tōbun suru no wa muri da.
    A circle is incapable of being divided equally by seven.
  2. irrational, unreasonable, unjust
     () ()なことを ()わないよ。
    Muri na koto o iwanai yo.
    Do not say such an irrational thing.
  3. excessive; overdone; done by brute force

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Noun[edit]

無理 (hiragana むり, katakana ムリ, rōmaji muri)

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

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Verb[edit]

無理する (hiragana むり, katakana ムリ, rōmaji muri)

  1. work too hard, overwork

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References[edit]

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, ISBN 4095102535.