1. radical Kangxi radical 80
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: Alternate form for 母 (Guoyu '毋' n 2)
  2. verb to not have
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 毋 appears instead of 無 sometimes in Classical Chinese as a negative copula in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '毋' v 1; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 107)
  3. adverb do not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: 毋 in a prohibitive sense in imperative sentences in Literary Chinese (Guoyu '毋' adv 2; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 138; Unihan '毋')
  4. adverb not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 不 (Guoyu '毋' adv 2; Unihan '毋')
  5. proper noun Wu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names 名字 , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (Guoyu '毋' n 1; Unihan '毋')

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毋宁宁缺毋滥

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