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The Chinese word wu - 无 - wú
(without in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

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English translations

without, nothing,
no, not

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Chinese characters  ( wu / wú ) with pronunciation (English translation: without )
无 ( wu / wú ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 无 ( wu / wú ) Writing in Pinyin
Before using this Pinyin example sentence, consider that Chinese characters should always be your first choice in written communication.
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).

Wu kongqi, women huo bu xiaqu!
Wú kōngqì, wŏmen huó bù xiàqu!

 – English translation: We cannot live without air!

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Character complexity
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is composed of 4 strokes and therefore is of very low complexity compared to the other simplified Chinese characters (average: 13.1 strokes).

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

useless  |  certainly
无 ( wu / wú ) belongs to the 100 most common Chinese characters (rank 75)
Chinese example words containing the character 无 ( wu / wú )
独一无二 ( dúyīwúèr = unique ), 无法 ( wúfă = unable ), 无聊 ( wúliáo = boring ), 无论 ( wúlùn = no matter what ), 无奈 ( wúnài = not to be able to do anything but ), 无人机 ( wúrénjī = drone ), 无数 ( wúshù = countless ), 无信号 ( wúxìnhào = no signal ), 无限 ( wúxiàn = infinite ), 无线局域网 ( wúxiàn júyùwăng = wlan ), 无线电 ( wúxiàndiàn = radio ), 无线音箱 ( wúxiànyīnxiāng = wireless speaker ), 无效 ( wúxiào = invalid )
More words that mean without in Chinese
méiyŏu ( 没有 )

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