无 (無)

  1. adverb no
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: 无 is a negative copula in Literary Chinese in the sense of 不. (CCD '无' 2; FE '無' 1; GHDC '无' 2; Guoyu '無' adv 4; Kroll 2015 '無' 2, p. 480; Pulleyblank 1995, p. 107).
  2. 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; Guoyu '無' v; Kroll 2015 '無' 1, p. 480; Rouzer 2007, p. 14). For example, 無以異也。'There is no difference!' (Mengzi: 1.4/2/15, translation by Legge)
  3. adverb has not yet
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 未 (GHDC '无' 6; Guoyu '無' adv 2)
  4. foreign mo
    Domain: Buddhism 佛教
    Notes: Used in 南无 'namo' and other Sanskrit transliterations (GHDC 2 '无' 1; Guoyu '無' mó; Kroll 2015 '無' 5, p. 480)
  5. adverb do not
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In this sense, 无 is a prohibitive particle (CCD '无' 4; GHDC '无' 3; Guoyu '無' adv 1; Kroll 2015 '無' wù, p. 480; 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)
  6. adverb not; -less; un-
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: In the sense of 非 (GHDC '无' 7; Guoyu '無' adv 5; Kroll 2015 '無' 3, p. 480)
  7. 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; Guoyu '無' adv 3; Kroll 2015 '無' 4, p. 480)
  8. particle um
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: Particle with no meaning (Guoyu '無' particle)
  9. proper noun Wu
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Names , Concept: Surname 姓氏
    Notes: (FE '無' 4; Guoyu '無' n)

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