无 (無) mó wú

  1. adverb no
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: 无 is a negative copula in Literary Chinese in the sense of 不. (CCD '无' 2; FE '無' 1; GHDC '无' 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 107).
  2. noun Kangxi radical 71
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Radicals 部首
    Notes: (ABC back cover; GHC p. 7)
  3. verb to not have / without
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 没有 (CCD '无' 1; FE '無' 2; GHDC '无' 1; Rouzer 2007, p. 14). For example, 無以異也。'There is no difference!' (Mengzi: 1.4/2/15, translation by Legge)
  4. adverb has not yet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 未 (GHDC '无' 6)
  5. foreign mo
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used in 南无 'namo' and other Sanskrit transliterations (GHDC 2 '无' 1)
  6. adverb do not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense, 无 is a prohibitive particle (CCD '无' 4; GHDC '无' 3; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 107; Rouzer 2007; p. 14). For example, 王無罪歲 'Let your Majesty cease to lay the blame on the year' (Mengzi: 1.3/2/9, translation by Legge)
  7. adverb not / -less / un-
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 非 (GHDC '无' 7)
  8. conjunction regardless of
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Subordinate conjunction, synonymous with 无论 (CCD '无' 3; FE '無' 3; GHDC '无' 4)
  9. verb to not have
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Traditional: 无; appears instead of 無 sometimes in Classical Chinese as a negative copula in Literary Chinese (Pulleyblank 1995, p. 107).
  10. proper noun Wu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (FE '無' 4)

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