無論

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See also: 无论

Chinese[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]


Conjunction[edit]

無論

  1. no matter what, how, etc.; regardless of

Derived terms[edit]


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, romaji muron)

  1. no doubt, naturally, of course, it goes without saying
    無論 (むろん)こんな馬鹿 (ばか)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, romaji muron)

  1. something that is clearly the case
    あれは無論 (むろん)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