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The Chinese word mei - 没 - méi
(no in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


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(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

Note: This Chinese character can also be pronounced . However, with a different pronunciation, the meaning of the character will change as well.

English translations

no, not, to disappear, to be absent of,
absence, nothing, none, without

Chinese character and stroke order animation"How do I write 没 ( méi ) correctly?"

The strokes that all Chinese characters are composed of are to be written in a certain order which has originally been defined by Chinese calligraphy. Writing all characters according to the same rules assures that their intended shape and style are generally preserved even if written by different writers.
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Chinese characters  ( mei / méi ) with pronunciation (English translation: no )
没 ( mei / méi ) in traditional characters
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(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

without  |  nothing
没 ( mei / méi ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 61)
Chinese example words containing the character 没 ( mei / méi )
没关系 ( méi guānxi = no problem ), 没意思 ( méi yìsi = boring ), 没有 ( méiyŏu = to have not )
Other characters that are pronounced méi in Chinese
More words that mean no in Chinese
búshì ( 不是 ), ( 不 )
More words that mean not in Chinese
( 不 ), ( 弗 )

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