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The Chinese word meiyou - 没有 - méiyŏu
(to have not in Chinese)

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English translations

to have not, absent, absence, without, disappear, be lack of,
be/run out of, want

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( meiyou / méiyŏu ) with pronunciation (English translation: to have not )

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没有 ( meiyou / méiyŏu ) is composed of these characters: (mei) , (you)
没有 ( meiyou / méiyŏu ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 没有 ( meiyou / méiyŏu ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Wo meiyou shijian liu zai zheli.
Wŏ méiyŏu shíjiān liú zài zhèlĭ.
 – English translation: I don’t have time to stay here.

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have  |  none
没有 ( meiyou / méiyŏu ) belongs to the 10 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 7)
More words that mean to have not in Chinese
wèi ( 未 )

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