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无 (無) wú mó

  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. verb to not have / without
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 没有 (CCD '无' 1; FE '無' 2; GHDC '无' 1). For example, 無以異也。'There is no difference!' (Mengzi: 1.4/2/15, translation by Legge)
  3. adverb has not yet
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 未 (GHDC '无' 6)
  4. foreign mo
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used in 南无 'namo' and other Sanskrit transliterations (GHDC 2 '无' 1)
  5. adverb do not
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In this sense, 无 is a prohibitive particle (CCD '无' 4; GHDC '无' 3; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 107). 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)
  6. adverb not / -less / un-
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: In the sense of 非 (GHDC '无' 7)
  7. conjunction regardless of
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: Subordinate conjunction, synonymous with 无论 (CCD '无' 3; FE '無' 3; GHDC '无' 4)
  8. proper noun Wu
    Domain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (FE '無' 4)

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别无无疑无锡无法无论何时无线高枕无忧无线接入点无偿无常无我无线电波无论无助无明无数无关无形无可奈何无人南无无限无住无聊毫无无依无靠无比无产阶级无论如何无情无所谓无线电大公无私大无畏无线射频识别技术无线应用协议目中无人无耻无从无非无话可说无可奉告无理无能为力无情无义无穷无所作为无微不至无效无意无知

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CollectionDocument TitleOccurrences
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《中庸章句》 Commentary on Doctrine of the Mean 92
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句上》 Commentary on Jin Xin I 71
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《告子章句上》 Commentary on Gaozi I 56
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《楚世家》 House of Chu 55
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《公孫丑章句上》 Commentary on Gong Sun Chou I 54
Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 《龜策列傳》 Biographies of Diviners 52
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《盡心章句下》 Commentary on Jin Xin II 50
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《滕文公章句下》 Commentary on Teng Wen Gong II 47
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《離婁章句上》 Commentary on Li Lou I 44
Commentaries on the Four Books by Zhu Xi 朱熹《四書章句集注》 《梁惠王章句上》 Commentary on Liang Hui Wang I 42

Usage

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ExampleSourceOccurrences
《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 4
《養生主》 Nourishing the Lord of Life in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 6
《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 12
《谷部》 Gǔ Radical in Shuo Wen Jie Zi 《說文解字》 1
乡音鬢毛 Random Lines on Home-Coming in Selections of Tang Poetry 2
Clear Stream 青溪 in Selections of Tang Poetry 1
酒店 文学 Literature - Fragment e (2016-02-04) in Media articles 1
老虎 狮子会上树 Lions can climb trees - Fragment a (2015-11-02) in Media articles 1
Luotuo Xiangzi 《骆驼祥子》 in A small number of phrases from the writings of Lao She 1
笔画的集合 Groups of Strokes in Chinese Fonts 1
不如 1. 《學而》 Xue Er in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 6
2. 《為政》 Wei Zheng in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7
君子 3. 《八佾》 Ba Yi in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 2
4. 《里仁》 Li Ren in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 7
君子 5. 《公冶長》Gong Ye Chang in The Analects of Confucius 《論語》 8
今人 《曲禮上》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 1 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 6
《曲禮下》 Summary of the Rules of Propriety Part 2 in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 7
《檀弓上》 Tan Gong I in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 24
五十 《檀弓下》 Tan Gong II in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 20
天子諸侯相見 《王制》 Royal Regulations in The Book of Rites 《禮記》 18
《內篇‧逍遙遊》 Inner Chapters - Enjoyment in Untroubled Ease in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 16
非我 《齊物論》 The Adjustment of Controversies in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 27
而後患者 《人間世》 Man in the World, Associated with other Men in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 19
《德充符》 The Seal of Virtue Complete in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 23
聖人 《大宗師》 The Great and Most Honoured Master in Zhuangzi 《莊子》 22
Selections from Stories by Liu Xiang in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
Selections from Zhuang Zi in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 4
Sections from Records of the Historian in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 2
仁者 Selections from Mencius in Selections of Literary Chinese Prose 1
《釋詁》 Explanation of Old Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋言》 Explanation of Words in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《釋訓》 Explanation of Instructions in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
東西 《釋宮》 Explanation of the Court in Er Ya 《爾雅》 2
《釋器》 Explanation of Utensils in Er Ya 《爾雅》 1
《本紀‧五帝本紀》 Annals - Annals of the Five Emperors in Records of the Grand Historian 《史記》 1