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Translingual

Han character

(radical 20 +2, 4 strokes, cangjie input 心竹竹 (PHH), four-corner 27220)

  1. must not, do not
  2. without, never
  3. no

References

  • KangXi: page 150, character 24
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 2501
  • Dae Jaweon: page 339, character 14
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 1, page 255, character 2
  • Unihan data for U+52FF

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale mat6)


Japanese

Noun

(hiragana ぶつ, romaji butsu)

(hiragana もち, romaji mochi)

  1. must not, do not, be not

Kanji

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul , , revised mul, mol, McCune-Reischauer mul, mol)


Mandarin

Hanzi

(pinyin qióng (qiong2), (wu4), Wade-Giles ch'iung2, wu4)

Usage notes

The meaning of 'no' in this character only means no in Shanghainese.


Min Nan

Pronunciation

  • IPA: [mai˨˩]

Verb

(traditional and simplified, POJ mài)

  1. (imperative) do not; don't

Alternative forms

See also


Vietnamese

Han character

(vật, vặt, vất)

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