無論

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See also: 无论

Chinese[edit]

 
‑less; not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-
 
to talk (about); to discuss; theory; by the; per; the Analects (of Confucius)
trad. (無論)
simp. (无论)

Pronunciation[edit]


Conjunction[edit]

無論

  1. no matter what, how, etc.; regardless of
  2. let alone

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

無論

  1. (literary) to not investigate

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term

Grade: 4
ろん
Grade: 6
on’yomi

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 無論 (mju lwonH, literally without discussion, no argument). Compare modern Hakka mò-lun or Cantonese mou4 leon6.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

無論 (hiragana むろん, rōmaji muron)

  1. no doubt, naturally, of course, it goes without saying
     () (ろん)こんな ()鹿 ()なことはありえない。
    Muron konna baka na koto wa arienai.
    It goes without saying that this kind of idiotic thing simply cannot be.

Noun[edit]

無論 (hiragana むろん, rōmaji muron)

  1. something that is clearly the case
    あれは () (ろん)ですね。
    Are wa muron desu ne.
    That is clearly the case.

Usage notes[edit]

More commonly used as an adverb.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan