Taxonomy of meanings for 毋:

  • 毋 wú (OC: ma MC: mio) 武夫切 平 廣韻:【止之辝亦姓毋丘或爲毋氏又漢複姓人氏漢書貨殖傳有毋鹽氏巨富齊毋鹽邑大夫之後漢有執金吾東海母將隆將作大匠母丘興風俗通有樂安母車伯奇爲下邳相有主簿步邵南時人稱母車府君歩主簿何氏姓苑有母終氏左傳魯大夫兹母還晉大夫綦母張漢書有巨母霸王莽改爲巨母氏 】
    • AVOID
      • vt+V[0]negativeavoid to; be sure not to [This can also be taken more traditionally as a padV.]
    • DON'T
      • vt[0]{NEG}(+V[0])don't you> Don't!
      • vt{NEG}.+VtoNdon't
      • vt{NEG}+Vidon't Vi
    • LACK
      • nabhavenot-having things
      • vinot exist; be lacking; be missing
      • vtoNlack, be without; make do without; imply no (harm or loss); lack the support of (subordinates)
      • vt0oNN=logical subjectthere is a lack of
      • vt(oN)be without the contextually determinate thing
      • nabstativeabsence of untoward things; clear path
      • vttoN1.+prep+N2reflexive.己lack N1 within (oneself)
      • nabplaceabsence; the place where something is absent or lacking
      • nababstractnothingness, absence of anything whatsoever
      • vtoN1.postadN2without
      • vt+V[0]V=object of Vlack an object of V > have nothing to V, have nothing that one Vs
      • vt(oN)ombe without the contextually determinate object N
      • nab.tfeaturelack > non-existence of N
      • nprono one
      • vadNthe missing N, the non-existing N, the non-extant N
      • vtoNN=support of Nlack; have lost the support of N
      • vtoN.adVwithout
      • vt0oNthere are no Ns
      • vtoNderivedlack the experience of> never encounter
      • vtoNlack the N one needs
      • vadVt(oN)there is not the contextually determinate object N of the Vt, there is no contextually determinate object N of the Vt
      • vt0oN1{SUBJ}.postN2{PLACE}there is no N1 at N2
      • vt[0]oN.adV(0){NEG}=無所 e.g. 無與慮國 "have not one to plan for the state with": lack the object of Vt in V-ing
    • NOT
      • vt{NEG}.+VtoNfail to, not; not to
      • vt{NEG}+.Vt(oN)not
      • vt{NEG}+.VtoN:adSnot
      • vt{NEG}+.VtoN:adSirrealisif... had not
      • vt{NEG}+Vinot
      • vt{NEG}+Vt{PASS}not
    • SHOULD NOT
      • vt{NEG}.+VtoNone should not; should not
      • vt{NEG}+.Vt(oN)one should not Vt the determinate object
    • NONE
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