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not to have; no; none; not; to lack; un-; -less

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radical
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安全无事 安全無事 an1 quan2 wu2 shi4
safe and sound

安全无恙 安全無恙 an1 quan2 wu2 yang4
see 安然無恙|安然无恙

安全无虞 安全無虞 an1 quan2 wu2 yu2
safe and secure

安然无恙 安然無恙 an1 ran2 wu2 yang4
safe and sound (idiom); to come out unscathed (e.g. from an accident or illness)

暗无天日 暗無天日 an4 wu2 tian1 ri4
all black, no daylight (idiom); a world without justice

白璧无瑕 白璧無瑕 bai2 bi4 wu2 xia2
impeccable moral integrity

百事无成 百事無成 bai3 shi4 wu2 cheng2
to have accomplished nothing (idiom)

百无禁忌 百無禁忌 bai3 wu2 jin4 ji4
all taboos are off (idiom); anything goes; nothing is taboo

百无聊赖 百無聊賴 bai3 wu2 liao2 lai4
bored to death (idiom); bored stiff; overcome with boredom

百无一失 百無一失 bai3 wu2 yi1 shi1
no danger of anything going wrong; no risk at all

半无限 半無限 ban4 wu2 xian4
semi-infinite

饱食终日,无所用心 飽食終日,無所用心 bao3 shi2 zhong1 ri4 - wu2 suo3 yong4 xin1
to eat three square meals a day and do no work (idiom); to be sated with food and remain idle

暴露无遗 暴露無遺 bao4 lu4 wu2 yi2
to lay bare; to come to light

卑之,无甚高论 卑之,無甚高論 bei1 zhi1 - wu2 shen4 gao1 lun4
my opinion, nothing very involved (idiom, humble expression); my humble point is a familiar opinion; what I say is really nothing out of the ordinary

表露无遗 表露無遺 biao3 lu4 wu2 yi2
to show in full light; to be revealed in its entirety

别来无恙 別來無恙 bie2 lai2 wu2 yang4
(literary) I trust you have been well since we last met

别无 別無 bie2 wu2
to have no other... (used in fixed expressions)

别无他法 別無他法 bie2 wu2 ta1 fa3
there is no alternative

别无他物 別無他物 bie2 wu2 ta1 wu4
nothing else

别无他用 別無他用 bie2 wu2 ta1 yong4
to have no other use or purpose (idiom)

别无选择 別無選擇 bie2 wu2 xuan3 ze2
to have no other choice

不劳无获 不勞無獲 bu4 lao2 wu2 huo4
no pain, no gain (idiom)

不求有功,但求无过 不求有功,但求無過 bu4 qiu2 you3 gong1 - dan4 qiu2 wu2 guo4
special achievement not required, just no hyperactive blunders (idiom); not hoping to acquire merit, just avoiding mistakes; Take it easy and keep your nose clean.

不无 不無 bu4 wu2
not without

不无小补 不無小補 bu4 wu2 xiao3 bu3
not be without some advantage; be of some help

不孝有三,无后为大 不孝有三,無後為大 bu4 xiao4 you3 san1 - wu2 hou4 wei2 da4
There are three ways to be unfilial; having no sons is the worst. (citation from Mencius 孟子)

不学无术 不學無術 bu4 xue2 wu2 shu4
without learning or skills (idiom); ignorant and incompetent

残酷无情 殘酷無情 can2 ku4 wu2 qing2
cruel and unfeeling (idiom)

惨无人道 慘無人道 can3 wu2 ren2 dao4
inhuman (idiom); brutal and unfeeling

苍白无力 蒼白無力 cang1 bai2 wu2 li4
pale and feeble; powerless

苍蝇不叮无缝蛋 蒼蠅不叮無縫蛋 cang1 ying5 bu4 ding1 wu2 feng4 dan4
lit. flies do not attack an intact egg (idiom); fig. no smoke without a fire

茶饭无心 茶飯無心 cha2 fan4 wu2 xin1
no heart for tea or rice (idiom); melancholic and suffering; to have no appetite

出没无常 出沒無常 chu1 mo4 wu2 chang2
to appear and disappear unpredictably

纯真无垢 純真無垢 chun2 zhen1 wu2 gou4
pure of heart

此地无银三百两 此地無銀三百兩 ci3 di4 wu2 yin2 san1 bai3 liang3
lit. 300 silver taels not hidden here (idiom); fig. to reveal what one intends to hide

打蛇不死,后患无穷 打蛇不死,後患無窮 da3 she2 bu4 si3 - hou4 huan4 wu2 qiong2
beat the snake to death or it will cause endless calamity (idiom); nip the problem in the bud

大而无当 大而無當 da4 er2 wu2 dang4
grandiose but impractical (idiom); large but of no real use

大公无私 大公無私 da4 gong1 wu2 si1
selfless; impartial

大无畏 大無畏 da4 wu2 wei4
utterly fearless

但说无妨 但說無妨 dan4 shuo1 wu2 fang2
there is no harm in saying what one thinks (idiom)

当世无双 當世無雙 dang1 shi4 wu2 shuang1
unequalled in his time

当之无愧 當之無愧 dang1 zhi1 wu2 kui4
fully deserving, without any reservations (idiom); entirely worthy (of a title, honor etc)

荡然无存 蕩然無存 dang4 ran2 wu2 cun2
to obliterate completely; to vanish from the face of the earth

得无 得無 de2 wu2
(literary) isn't it that...?

独一无二 獨一無二 du2 yi1 wu2 er4
unique and unmatched (idiom); unrivalled; nothing compares with it

反复无常 反覆無常 fan3 fu4 wu2 chang2
unstable; erratic; changeable; fickle

反脸无情 反臉無情 fan3 lian3 wu2 qing2
to turn one's face against sb and show no mercy (idiom); to turn against a friend

风雨无阻 風雨無阻 feng1 yu3 wu2 zu3
regardless of weather conditions; rain, hail or shine

福无双至 福無雙至 fu2 wu2 shuang1 zhi4
blessings never come in pairs (idiom)

俯仰无愧 俯仰無愧 fu3 yang3 wu2 kui4
to have a clear conscience

覆巢无完卵 覆巢無完卵 fu4 chao2 wu2 wan2 luan3
lit. when the nest overturns no egg remains intact; no member escapes unscathed from a family disaster (idiom)

覆巢之下无完卵 覆巢之下無完卵 fu4 chao2 zhi1 xia4 wu2 wan2 luan3
lit. when the nest is upset no egg is left intact (idiom); fig. when one falls in disgrace the whole family is doomed

高枕无忧 高枕無憂 gao1 zhen3 wu2 you1
to sleep peacefully (idiom); (fig.) to rest easy; to be free of worries

功德无量 功德無量 gong1 de2 wu2 liang4
no end of virtuous achievements (idiom); boundless beneficence

攻其无备 攻其無備 gong1 qi2 wu2 bei4
see 出其不意,攻其不備|出其不意,攻其不备

攻无不克,战无不胜 攻無不克,戰無不勝 gong1 wu2 bu4 ke4 - zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering; ever victorious; nothing they can't do

孤立无援 孤立無援 gu1 li4 wu2 yuan2
isolated and without help

瓜无滚圆,人无十全 瓜無滾圓,人無十全 gua1 wu2 gun3 yuan2 - ren2 wu2 shi2 quan2
no gourd is perfectly round, just as no man is perfect (proverb)

管教无方 管教無方 guan3 jiao4 wu2 fang1
unable to discipline a child; incapable of dealing with (unruly child)

龟笑鳖无尾 龜笑鱉無尾 gui1 xiao4 bie1 wu2 wei3
lit. a tortoise laughing at a soft-shelled turtle for having no tail (idiom); fig. the pot calling the kettle black

害人之心不可有,防人之心不可无 害人之心不可有,防人之心不可無 hai4 ren2 zhi1 xin1 bu4 ke3 you3 - fang2 ren2 zhi1 xin1 bu4 ke3 wu2
refrain from hurting others, yet guard against those trying to hurt you (proverb)

毫无 毫無 hao2 wu2
not in the least; to completely lack

毫无二致 毫無二致 hao2 wu2 er4 zhi4
there cannot be another one like it

毫无效果 毫無效果 hao2 wu2 xiao4 guo3
to no avail; achieving nothing; totally ineffective; to have no effect; to fall flat (esp. of joke or speech that is completely ignored)

毫无逊色 毫無遜色 hao2 wu2 xun4 se4
not in the least inferior (idiom)

毫无疑问 毫無疑問 hao2 wu2 yi2 wen4
certainty; without a doubt

黑白无常 黑白無常 hei1 bai2 wu2 chang2
Two deities, one short, one tall, chained together at the ankle, responsible for rewarding the good and punishing the bad

后患无穷 後患無窮 hou4 huan4 wu2 qiong2
it will cause no end of trouble (idiom); nip the problem in the bud

后会无期 後會無期 hou4 hui4 wu2 qi1
to meet again at unspecified date; meeting postponed indefinitely

后继无人 後繼無人 hou4 ji4 wu2 ren2
to have no qualified successors to carry on one's undertaking

厚颜无耻 厚顏無恥 hou4 yan2 wu2 chi3
shameless

虎父无犬子 虎父無犬子 hu3 fu4 wu2 quan3 zi3
lit. father a lion, son cannot be a dog (honorific); With a distinguished father such as you, the son is sure to do well.; like father, like son

互通有无 互通有無 hu4 tong1 you3 wu2
mutual exchange of assistance (idiom); to benefit from each other's strengths and make up each other's shortfalls; to reciprocate with material assistance; scratch each other's back

花无百日红 花無百日紅 hua1 wu2 bai3 ri4 hong2
No flower can bloom for a hundred days.; Good times do not last long. (idiom)

花有重开日,人无再少年 花有重開日,人無再少年 hua1 you3 chong2 kai1 ri4 - ren2 wu2 zai4 shao4 nian2
a flower may blossom again, but a person cannot get young again (proverb)

荒诞无稽 荒誕無稽 huang1 dan4 wu2 ji1
ridiculous; unbelievable; absurd

荒谬无稽 荒謬無稽 huang1 miu4 wu2 ji1
completely ridiculous and unfounded

荒唐无稽 荒唐無稽 huang1 tang2 wu2 ji1
preposterous

荒无人烟 荒無人煙 huang1 wu2 ren2 yan1
desolate and uninhabited (idiom)

荒淫无耻 荒淫無恥 huang1 yin2 wu2 chi3
shameless

挥霍无度 揮霍無度 hui1 huo4 wu2 du4
extravagance; extravagant

回天无力 回天無力 hui2 tian1 wu2 li4
unable to turn around a hopeless situation (idiom); to fail to save the situation

回味无穷 回味無窮 hui2 wei4 wu2 qiong2
leaving a rich aftertaste; (fig.) memorable; lingering in memory

悔之无及 悔之無及 hui3 zhi1 wu2 ji2
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.

祸福无常 禍福無常 huo4 fu2 wu2 chang2
disaster and happiness do not follow rules (idiom); future blessings and misfortunes are unpredictable

记者无国界 記者無國界 ji4 zhe3 wu2 guo2 jie4
Reporters Without Borders (pressure group)

洁净无瑕 潔淨無瑕 jie2 jing4 wu2 xia2
clean and spotless

孑立无依 孑立無依 jie2 li4 wu2 yi1
to stand alone; to have no one to rely on

金无足赤 金無足赤 jin1 wu2 zu2 chi4
not all gold is sufficiently red (idiom); no-one is perfect

进退无路 進退無路 jin4 tui4 wu2 lu4
to have no alternative (idiom)

居无定所 居無定所 ju1 wu2 ding4 suo3
to be without a fixed residence (idiom)

举目无亲 舉目無親 ju3 mu4 wu2 qin1
to look up and see no-one familiar (idiom); not having anyone to rely on; without a friend in the world

举世无双 舉世無雙 ju3 shi4 wu2 shuang1
unrivaled (idiom); world number one; unique; unequaled

巨无霸 巨無霸 ju4 wu2 ba4
Big Mac (McDonald's hamburger)

巨无霸 巨無霸 ju4 wu2 ba4
giant; leviathan

巨无霸汉堡包指数 巨無霸漢堡包指數 ju4 wu2 ba4 han4 bao3 bao1 zhi3 shu4
Big Mac Index, a measure of the purchasing power parity (PPP) between currencies

绝无仅有 絕無僅有 jue2 wu2 jin3 you3
one and only (idiom); rarely seen; unique of its kind

颗粒无收 顆粒無收 ke1 li4 wu2 shou1
not a single grain was reaped (as in a bad harvest year)

可有可无 可有可無 ke3 you3 ke3 wu2
not essential; dispensable

空洞无物 空洞無物 kong1 dong4 wu2 wu4
empty cave, nothing there (idiom); devoid of substance; nothing new to show

空无所有 空無所有 kong1 wu2 suo3 you3
having nothing (idiom); utterly destitute; without two sticks to rub together

空无一人 空無一人 kong1 wu2 yi1 ren2
not a soul in sight (idiom)

空穴来风未必无因 空穴來風未必無因 kong4 xue2 lai2 feng1 wei4 bi4 wu2 yin1
wind does not come from an empty cave without reason; there's no smoke without fire (idiom)

口无择言 口無擇言 kou3 wu2 ze2 yan2
to say not a word that is not appropriate (idiom); wrongly used for 口不擇言|口不择言

口无遮拦 口無遮攔 kou3 wu2 zhe1 lan2
to blab; to shoot one's mouth off; to commit a gaffe

枯燥无味 枯燥無味 ku1 zao4 wu2 wei4
tedious; dreary

苦海无边,回头是岸 苦海無邊,回頭是岸 ku3 hai3 wu2 bian1 - hui2 tou2 shi4 an4
The sea of bitterness has no bounds, turn your head to see the shore (idiom). Only Buddhist enlightenment can allow one to shed off the abyss of worldly suffering.; Repent and ye shall be saved!

愧悔无地 愧悔無地 kui4 hui3 wu2 di4
ashamed and unable to show one's face (idiom)

来去无踪 來去無蹤 lai2 qu4 wu2 zong1
come without a shadow, leave without a footprint (idiom); to come and leave without a trace

来无影,去无踪 來無影,去無蹤 lai2 wu2 ying3 - qu4 wu2 zong1
lit. come without a shadow, leave without a footprint (idiom); to come and go without a trace

滥杀无辜 濫殺無辜 lan4 sha1 wu2 gu1
willfully slaughter the innocent (idiom)

劳而无功 勞而無功 lao2 er2 wu2 gong1
to work hard while accomplishing little; to toil to no avail

老少无欺 老少無欺 lao3 shao4 wu2 qi1
cheating neither old nor young; treating youngsters and old folk equally scrupulously; Our house offers sincere treatment to all and fair trade to old and young alike.

老鼠拉龟,无从下手 老鼠拉龜,無從下手 lao3 shu3 la1 gui1 - wu2 cong2 xia4 shou3
like mice trying to pull a turtle, nowhere to get a hand grip (idiom); no clue where to start

冷酷无情 冷酷無情 leng3 ku4 wu2 qing2
cold-hearted; unfeeling; callous

力大无比 力大無比 li4 da4 wu2 bi3
having matchless strength

力大无穷 力大無窮 li4 da4 wu2 qiong2
extraordinary strength; super strong; strong as an ox

两小无猜 兩小無猜 liang3 xiao3 wu2 cai1
innocent playmates

寥寥无几 寥寥無幾 liao2 liao2 wu2 ji3
just a very few (idiom); tiny number; not many at all; You count them on your fingers.

聊胜于无 聊勝於無 liao2 sheng4 yu2 wu2
better than nothing (idiom)

了无新意 了無新意 liao3 wu2 xin1 yi4
unoriginal; stereotyped

流氓无产者 流氓無產者 liu2 mang2 wu2 chan3 zhe3
lumpenproletariat (in Marxist theory)

六亲无靠 六親無靠 liu4 qin1 wu2 kao4
orphaned of all one's immediate relatives (idiom); no one to rely on; left to one's own devices

六神无主 六神無主 liu4 shen2 wu2 zhu3
out of one's wits (idiom); distracted; stunned

落花有意,流水无情 落花有意,流水無情 luo4 hua1 you3 yi4 - liu2 shui3 wu2 qing2
lit. the falling flowers are yearning for love, but the heartless brook ripples on (idiom); fig. one side is willing, yet the other one remains indifferent (usually of unrequited love)

略识之无 略識之無 lve4 shi2 zhi1 wu2
semi-literate; only knows words of one syllable; lit. to know only 之 and 無|无

马无夜草不肥,人无外快不富 馬無夜草不肥,人無外快不富 ma3 wu2 ye4 cao3 bu4 fei2 - ren2 wu2 wai4 kuai4 bu4 fu4
a horse cannot get fat without an extra ration, a man cannot get rich without an extra income (idiom)

蛮横无理 蠻橫無理 man2 heng4 wu2 li3
rude and unreasonable

漫无边际 漫無邊際 man4 wu2 bian1 ji4
extremely vast; boundless; limitless; digressing; discursive; going off on tangents; straying far off topic

漫无目的 漫無目的 man4 wu2 mu4 di4
aimless; at random

扪心无愧 捫心無愧 men2 xin1 wu2 kui4
lit. look into one's heart, no shame (idiom); with a clear conscience

蒙昧无知 蒙昧無知 meng2 mei4 wu2 zhi1
benighted (idiom); ignorant

渺无人烟 渺無人煙 miao3 wu2 ren2 yan1
remote and uninhabited (idiom); deserted; God-forsaken

渺无音信 渺無音信 miao3 wu2 yin1 xin4
to receive no news whatsoever about sb

默默无闻 默默無聞 mo4 mo4 wu2 wen2
obscure and unknown (idiom); an outsider without any reputation; a nobody; an unknown quantity

目无法纪 目無法紀 mu4 wu2 fa3 ji4
with no regard for law or discipline (idiom); flouting the law and disregarding all rules; in complete disorder

目无光泽 目無光澤 mu4 wu2 guang1 ze2
to have eyes without luster (idiom)

目无全牛 目無全牛 mu4 wu2 quan2 niu2
to see the ox already cut up into joints (idiom); extremely skilled; able to see through the problem at one glance

目无组织 目無組織 mu4 wu2 zu3 zhi1
to pay no heed to the regulations

目中无人 目中無人 mu4 zhong1 wu2 ren2
to consider everyone else beneath one (idiom); so arrogant that no-one else matters; condescending; to go about with one's nose in the air

南无 南無 na1 mo2
Buddhist salutation or expression of faith (loanword from Sanskrit); Taiwan pr.

年少无知 年少無知 nian2 shao4 wu2 zhi1
young and inexperienced; unsophisticated

女子无才便是德 女子無才便是德 nv3 zi3 wu2 cai2 bian4 shi4 de2
a woman's virtue is to have no talent (idiom)

旁若无人 旁若無人 pang2 ruo4 wu2 ren2
to act as though there were nobody else present; unselfconscious; fig. without regard for others

贫无立锥 貧無立錐 pin2 wu2 li4 zhui1
not even enough land to stand an awl (idiom); absolutely destitute

贫无立锥之地 貧無立錐之地 pin2 wu2 li4 zhui1 zhi1 di4
not even enough land to stand an awl (idiom); absolutely destitute

平安无事 平安無事 ping2 an1 wu2 shi4
safe and sound (idiom)

凭白无故 憑白無故 ping2 bai2 wu2 gu4
variant of 平白無故|平白无故

平白无故 平白無故 ping2 bai2 wu2 gu4
without good cause

平淡无奇 平淡無奇 ping2 dan4 wu2 qi2
ordinary and mediocre (idiom); nothing to write home about

破坏无遗 破壞無遺 po4 huai4 wu2 yi2
damaged beyond repair

裒敛无厌 裒斂無厭 pou2 lian3 wu2 yan4
to accumulate wealth without satisfaction; to continually plunder (idiom)

奇丑无比 奇醜無比 qi2 chou3 wu2 bi3
extremely ugly; incomparably hideous

其乐无穷 其樂無窮 qi2 le4 wu2 qiong2
boundless joy

潜逃无踪 潛逃無蹤 qian2 tao2 wu2 zong1
to abscond without leaving a trace (idiom)

前途无量 前途無量 qian2 tu2 wu2 liang4
to have boundless prospects

前无古人后无来者 前無古人後無來者 qian2 wu2 gu3 ren2 hou4 wu2 lai2 zhe3
to surpass all others of its kind before and since; to have neither predecessors nor successors

羌无故实 羌無故實 qiang1 wu2 gu4 shi2
to have no basis in fact (idiom)

强将手下无弱兵 強將手下無弱兵 qiang2 jiang4 shou3 xia4 wu2 ruo4 bing1
there are no poor soldiers under a good general (idiom)

巧妇难为无米之炊 巧婦難為無米之炊 qiao3 fu4 nan2 wei2 wu2 mi3 zhi1 chui1
The cleverest housewife cannot cook without rice (idiom); You won't get anywhere without equipment.

悄然无声 悄然無聲 qiao3 ran2 wu2 sheng1
absolutely quiet

悄无声息 悄無聲息 qiao3 wu2 sheng1 xi1
quietly; noiselessly

亲密无间 親密無間 qin1 mi4 wu2 jian1
close relation, no gap (idiom); intimate and nothing can come between

穷在闹市无人问,富在深山有远亲 窮在鬧市無人問,富在深山有遠親 qiong2 zai4 nao4 shi4 wu2 ren2 wen4 - fu4 zai4 shen1 shan1 you3 yuan3 qin1
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain

秋毫无犯 秋毫無犯 qiu1 hao2 wu2 fan4
lit. not harming a new feather (idiom); not commit the slightest offense against the people (of soldiers); would not hurt a fly

求学无坦途 求學無坦途 qiu2 xue2 wu2 tan3 tu2
The path of learning can never be smooth.; There is no royal road to learning. (idiom)

全世界无产者联合起来 全世界無產者聯合起來 quan2 shi4 jie4 wu2 chan3 zhe3 lian2 he2 qi3 lai5
Proletarier aller Länder, vereinigt euch!; Workers of the world, unite!

全无 全無 quan2 wu2
none; completely without

全无准备 全無準備 quan2 wu2 zhun3 bei4
completely unprepared

人非生而知之者,熟能无惑 人非生而知之者,熟能無惑 ren2 fei1 sheng1 er2 zhi1 zhi1 zhe3 - shu2 neng2 wu2 huo4
Knowledge is not innate to man, how can we overcome doubt?; We are not born with knowledge, how does one achieve maturity? (i.e. without guidance from a teacher - Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈)

人谁无过 人誰無過 ren2 shei2 wu2 guo4
Everyone makes mistakes (idiom)

人生短暂,学术无涯 人生短暫,學術無涯 ren2 sheng1 duan3 zan4 - xue2 shu4 wu2 ya2
Life is short, learning is limitless; Ars longa, vita brevis

人无完人 人無完人 ren2 wu2 wan2 ren2
nobody is perfect; everyone has their defect

人无远虑,必有近忧 人無遠慮,必有近憂 ren2 wu2 yuan3 lv4 - bi4 you3 jin4 you1
He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects).; Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.

忍无可忍 忍無可忍 ren3 wu2 ke3 ren3
more than one can bear (idiom); at the end of one's patience; the last straw

日无暇晷 日無暇晷 ri4 wu2 xia2 gui3
no time to spare (idiom)

若无其事 若無其事 ruo4 wu2 qi2 shi4
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly; nonchalantly

若有若无 若有若無 ruo4 you3 ruo4 wu2
indistinct; faintly discernable

山中无老虎,猴子称大王 山中無老虎,猴子稱大王 shan1 zhong1 wu2 lao3 hu3 - hou2 zi5 cheng1 dai4 wang5
in the country of the blind the one-eyed man is king

伤及无辜 傷及無辜 shang1 ji2 wu2 gu1
to harm the innocent (idiom)

上天无路,入地无门 上天無路,入地無門 shang4 tian1 wu2 lu4 - ru4 di4 wu2 men2
lit. there is no road to the sky, nor door into the earth (idiom); fig. to be at the end of one's rope; to be trapped in a hopeless situation

尚无 尚無 shang4 wu2
not yet; not so far

少安无躁 少安無躁 shao3 an1 wu2 zao4
variant of 少安毋躁

身无分文 身無分文 shen1 wu2 fen1 wen2
penniless (idiom)

神女有心,襄王无梦 神女有心,襄王無夢 shen2 nv3 you3 xin1 - xiang1 wang2 wu2 meng4
lit. the fairy is willing, but King Xiang doesn't dream (idiom); (said of a woman's unrequited love)

师出无名 師出無名 shi1 chu1 wu2 ming2
lit. to go to war without just cause (idiom); to act without justification

时日无多 時日無多 shi2 ri4 wu2 duo1
time is limited (idiom)

食之无味,弃之不甘 食之無味,棄之不甘 shi2 zhi1 wu2 wei4 - qi4 zhi1 bu4 gan1
see 食之無味,棄之可惜|食之无味,弃之可惜

食之无味,弃之可惜 食之無味,棄之可惜 shi2 zhi1 wu2 wei4 - qi4 zhi1 ke3 xi1
lit. to be hardly worth eating, but it would still be a pity to discard it (idiom); fig. some things have little to no value, yet one is still reluctant to part with them

史无前例 史無前例 shi3 wu2 qian2 li4
unprecedented in history

视若无睹 視若無睹 shi4 ruo4 wu2 du3
to turn a blind eye to

事无大小 事無大小 shi4 wu2 da4 xiao3
see 事無巨細|事无巨细

事无巨细 事無巨細 shi4 wu2 ju4 xi4
lit. things are not separated according to their size (idiom); fig. to deal with any matter, regardless of its importance

手无寸铁 手無寸鐵 shou3 wu2 cun4 tie3
lit. not an inch of steel (idiom); unarmed and defenseless

手无缚鸡之力 手無縛雞之力 shou3 wu2 fu4 ji1 zhi1 li4
without the strength to truss a chicken

手足无措 手足無措 shou3 zu2 wu2 cuo4
at a loss to know what to do (idiom); bewildered

熟视无睹 熟視無睹 shu2 shi4 wu2 du3
to pay no attention to a familiar sight; to ignore

熟无熟手 熟無熟手 shu2 wu2 shu2 shou3
not to notice a familiar sight; blind to sth

束手无策 束手無策 shu4 shou3 wu2 ce4
lit. to have one's hands bound and be unable to do anything about it (idiom); fig. helpless in the face of a crisis

耍无赖 耍無賴 shua3 wu2 lai4
to act shamelessly; to behave in a way that leaves others tut-tutting and shaking their heads in disapproval

水火无情 水火無情 shui3 huo3 wu2 qing2
fire and flood have no mercy (idiom)

水清无鱼 水清無魚 shui3 qing1 wu2 yu2
clear water, so few fish (idiom); You cannot expect everyone to be squeaky clean.; Don't be too picky!

水至清则无鱼 水至清則無魚 shui3 zhi4 qing1 ze2 wu2 yu2
Water that is too clear has few fish, and one who is too critical has few friends (idiom); You cannot expect everyone to be squeaky clean.; Don't be too picky!

硕大无朋 碩大無朋 shuo4 da4 wu2 peng2
immense; enormous

死而无悔 死而無悔 si3 er2 wu2 hui3
to die without regret (idiom, from Analects)

死无对证 死無對證 si3 wu2 dui4 zheng4
the dead cannot testify (idiom); dead men tell no tales

死无葬身之地 死無葬身之地 si3 wu2 zang4 shen1 zhi1 di4
to die without a burial site; to die a pauper; a tragic end

肆无忌惮 肆無忌憚 si4 wu2 ji4 dan4
absolutely unrestrained; unbridled; without the slightest scruple

索然无味 索然無味 suo3 ran2 wu2 wei4
dull; insipid

所剩无几 所剩無幾 suo3 sheng4 wu2 ji3
there is not much left

所向无敌 所向無敵 suo3 xiang4 wu2 di2
to be invincible; unrivalled

踏破铁鞋无觅处,得来全不费工夫 踏破鐵鞋無覓處,得來全不費工夫 ta4 po4 tie3 xie2 wu2 mi4 chu4 - de2 lai2 quan2 bu4 fei4 gong1 fu5
to travel far and wide looking for sth, only to find it easily

贪得无厌 貪得無厭 tan1 de2 wu2 yan4
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

贪得无餍 貪得無饜 tan1 de2 wu2 yan4
variant of 貪得無厭|贪得无厌

贪贿无艺 貪賄無藝 tan1 hui4 wu2 yi4
greed for bribes knows no bounds (idiom); unbridled corruption

贪婪无厌 貪婪無厭 tan1 lan2 wu2 yan4
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

贪求无厌 貪求無厭 tan1 qiu2 wu2 yan4
insatiably greedy (idiom)

贪猥无厌 貪猥無厭 tan1 wei3 wu2 yan4
avaricious and insatiable (idiom); greedy and never satisfied

坦然无惧 坦然無懼 tan3 ran2 wu2 ju4
remain calm and undaunted

逃窜无踪 逃竄無蹤 tao2 cuan4 wu2 zong1
to disperse and flee, leaving no trace

体无完肤 體無完膚 ti3 wu2 wan2 fu1
lit. cuts and bruises all over (idiom); fig. totally refuted

天低吴楚,眼空无物 天低吳楚,眼空無物 tian1 di1 wu2 chu3 - yan3 kong1 wu2 wu4
the sky hangs low over the Yangtze, empty as far as the eye can see (idiom); nothing to see to the broad horizon

天无绝人之路 天無絕人之路 tian1 wu2 jue2 ren2 zhi1 lu4
Heaven never bars one's way (idiom); don't despair and you will find a way through.; Never give up hope.; Never say die.

天下无难事,只怕有心人 天下無難事,只怕有心人 tian1 xia4 wu2 nan2 shi4 - zhi3 pa4 you3 xin1 ren2
lit. nothing is difficult on this earth, if your mind is set (idiom)

天涯何处无芳草 天涯何處無芳草 tian1 ya2 he2 chu4 wu2 fang1 cao3
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)

天衣无缝 天衣無縫 tian1 yi1 wu2 feng4
lit. seamless heavenly clothes (idiom); fig. flawless

铁面无私 鐵面無私 tie3 mian4 wu2 si1
strictly impartial and incorruptible (idiom)

通行无阻 通行無阻 tong1 xing2 wu2 zu3
unobstructed passage; to go through unhindered

童叟无欺 童叟無欺 tong2 sou3 wu2 qi1
cheating neither old nor young (idiom); treating youngsters and old folk equally scrupulously; Our house offers sincere treatment to all and fair trade to old and young alike.

童言无忌 童言無忌 tong2 yan2 wu2 ji4
children's words carry no harm (idiom)

徒劳无功 徒勞無功 tu2 lao2 wu2 gong1
to work to no avail (idiom)

徒劳无益 徒勞無益 tu2 lao2 wu2 yi4
futile endeavor (idiom)

托足无门 托足無門 tuo1 zu2 wu2 men2
to be unable to find a place to stay (idiom)

完好无缺 完好無缺 wan2 hao3 wu2 que1
in perfect condition; without any defect

完好无损 完好無損 wan2 hao3 wu2 sun3
in good condition; undamaged; intact

完美无缺 完美無缺 wan2 mei3 wu2 que1
perfect and without blemish; flawless; to leave nothing to be desired

完美无瑕 完美無瑕 wan2 mei3 wu2 xia2
flawless; immaculate; perfect

万般无奈 萬般無奈 wan4 ban1 wu2 nai4
to have no way out; to have no alternative

万籁无声 萬籟無聲 wan4 lai4 wu2 sheng1
not a sound to be heard (idiom); dead silent

万寿无疆 萬壽無疆 wan4 shou4 wu2 jiang1
may you enjoy boundless longevity (idiom); long may you live

万无一失 萬無一失 wan4 wu2 yi1 shi1
surefire; absolutely safe (idiom)

问心无愧 問心無愧 wen4 xin1 wu2 kui4
lit. look into one's heart, no shame (idiom); with a clear conscience

无着 無著 wu1 zhuo2
(of income etc) to be unassured; to lack a reliable source

无碍 無礙 wu2 ai4
without inconvenience; unimpeded; unhindered; unobstructed; unfettered; unhampered

无把握 無把握 wu2 ba3 wo4
uncertain

无伴奏合唱 無伴奏合唱 wu2 ban4 zou4 he2 chang4
a cappella (music)

无保留 無保留 wu2 bao3 liu2
without reservation; not holding anything back; unconditional

无比 無比 wu2 bi3
incomparable; matchless

无比较级 無比較級 wu2 bi3 jiao4 ji2
absolute (not liable to comparative degree)

无边 無邊 wu2 bian1
without boundary; not bordered

无边无际 無邊無際 wu2 bian1 wu2 ji4
boundless; limitless

无表情 無表情 wu2 biao3 qing2
expressionless; wooden (expression); blank (face)

无病呻吟 無病呻吟 wu2 bing4 shen1 yin2
to moan about imaginary illness; fussing like a hypochondriac; fig. sentimental nonsense

无病自灸 無病自灸 wu2 bing4 zi4 jiu3
lit. to prescribe moxibustion for oneself when not ill; to cause oneself trouble with superfluous action

无补 無補 wu2 bu3
of no avail; not helping in the least

无不 無不 wu2 bu4
none lacking; none missing; everything is there; everyone without exception

无不达 無不達 wu2 bu4 da2
nothing he can't do

无猜 無猜 wu2 cai1
unsuspecting; innocent and without apprehension

无产阶级 無產階級 wu2 chan3 jie1 ji2
proletariat

无产者 無產者 wu2 chan3 zhe3
proletariat; non-propertied person

无偿 無償 wu2 chang2
free; no charge; at no cost

无常 無常 wu2 chang2
variable; changeable; fickle; impermanence (Sanskrit: anitya); ghost taking away the soul after death; to pass away; to die

无成 無成 wu2 cheng2
achieving nothing

无耻 無恥 wu2 chi3
without any sense of shame; unembarrassed; shameless

无齿翼龙 無齒翼龍 wu2 chi3 yi4 long2
Pteranodon (genus of pterosaur)

无翅 無翅 wu2 chi4
wingless

无出其右 無出其右 wu2 chu1 qi2 you4
matchless; without equal; there is nothing better

无处 無處 wu2 chu4
nowhere

无处不在 無處不在 wu2 chu4 bu4 zai4
to be everywhere

无处可寻 無處可尋 wu2 chu4 ke3 xun2
cannot be found anywhere (idiom)

无处容身 無處容身 wu2 chu4 rong2 shen1
nowhere to hide

无船承运人 無船承運人 wu2 chuan2 cheng2 yun4 ren2
non-vessel-owning common carrier (NVOCC) (transportation)

无从 無從 wu2 cong2
not to have access; beyond one's authority or capability; sth one has no way of doing

无措 無措 wu2 cuo4
helpless

无大无小 無大無小 wu2 da4 wu2 xiao3
no matter how big or small; not distinguishing junior and senior

无党派 無黨派 wu2 dang3 pai4
politically unaffiliated; independent (candidate)

无党派投票人 無黨派投票人 wu2 dang3 pai4 tou2 piao4 ren2
floating voter; non-partisan voter

无道 無道 wu2 dao4
tyrannical; brutal (regime)

无敌 無敵 wu2 di2
unequalled; without rival; a paragon

无底 無底 wu2 di3
bottomless

无底洞 無底洞 wu2 di3 dong4
bottomless pit

无底坑 無底坑 wu2 di3 keng1
the bottomless pit (Hell in the Bible); pitless (elevator)

无棣 無棣 wu2 di4
Wudi county in Binzhou 濱州|滨州, Shandong

无的放矢 無的放矢 wu2 di4 fang4 shi3
to shoot without aim (idiom); fig. to speak without thinking; firing blindly; to shoot in the air; a shot in the dark

无棣县 無棣縣 wu2 di4 xian4
Wudi county in Binzhou 濱州|滨州, Shandong

无地自容 無地自容 wu2 di4 zi4 rong2
ashamed and unable to show one's face

无定形碳 無定形碳 wu2 ding4 xing2 tan4
amorphous carbon

无冬无夏 無冬無夏 wu2 dong1 wu2 xia4
regardless of the season; all the year round

无动于中 無動於中 wu2 dong4 yu2 zhong1
variant of 無動於衷|无动于衷

无动于衷 無動於衷 wu2 dong4 yu2 zhong1
aloof; indifferent; unconcerned

无毒 無毒 wu2 du2
harmless; innocuous; lit. not poisonous

无毒不丈夫 無毒不丈夫 wu2 du2 bu4 zhang4 fu5
no poison, no great man (idiom); A great man has to be ruthless.

无独有偶 無獨有偶 wu2 du2 you3 ou3
not alone but in pairs (idiom, usually derog.); not a unique occurrence; it's not the only case

无度 無度 wu2 du4
immoderate; excessive; not knowing one's limits

无端 無端 wu2 duan1
for no reason at all

无端端 無端端 wu2 duan1 duan1
for no reason

无恶不作 無惡不作 wu2 e4 bu4 zuo4
not to shrink from any crime (idiom); to commit any imaginable misdeed

无法 無法 wu2 fa3
unable; incapable

无法忍受 無法忍受 wu2 fa3 ren3 shou4
intolerable

无法替代 無法替代 wu2 fa3 ti4 dai4
irreplaceable

无法挽救 無法挽救 wu2 fa3 wan3 jiu4
incurable; no way of curing; hopeless

无法无天 無法無天 wu2 fa3 wu2 tian1
regardless of the law and of natural morality (idiom); maverick; undisciplined and out of control

无法形容 無法形容 wu2 fa3 xing2 rong2
unspeakable; indescribable

无妨 無妨 wu2 fang2
no harm (in doing it); One might as well.; It won't hurt.; no matter; it's no bother

无非 無非 wu2 fei1
only; nothing else

无风不起浪 無風不起浪 wu2 feng1 bu4 qi3 lang4
lit. without wind there cannot be waves (idiom); there must be a reason; no smoke without fire

无缝 無縫 wu2 feng4
seamless

无缝连接 無縫連接 wu2 feng4 lian2 jie1
seamless connection

无符号 無符號 wu2 fu2 hao4
unsigned (i.e. the absolute value, regardless of plus or minus sign)

无福消受 無福消受 wu2 fu2 xiao1 shou4
unfortunately cannot enjoy (idiom)

无干 無干 wu2 gan1
to have nothing to do with

无功不受禄 無功不受祿 wu2 gong1 bu4 shou4 lu4
Don't get a reward if it's not deserved. (idiom)

无功而返 無功而返 wu2 gong1 er2 fan3
to return without any achievement (idiom); to go home with one's tail between one's legs

无功受禄 無功受祿 wu2 gong1 shou4 lu4
to get undeserved rewards (idiom)

无钩绦虫 無鉤絛蟲 wu2 gou1 tao1 chong2
beef tapeworm

无辜 無辜 wu2 gu1
innocent; innocence; not guilty (law)

无故 無故 wu2 gu4
without cause or reason

无怪 無怪 wu2 guai4
No wonder!; not surprising

无怪乎 無怪乎 wu2 guai4 hu1
No wonder!; not surprising

无关 無關 wu2 guan1
unrelated; having nothing to do (with sth else)

无关紧要 無關緊要 wu2 guan1 jin3 yao4
indifferent; insignificant

无轨 無軌 wu2 gui3
trackless

无轨电车 無軌電車 wu2 gui3 dian4 che1
trolleybus

无国界 無國界 wu2 guo2 jie4
without borders (used for organizations such as Médecins sans Frontières)

无国界记者 無國界記者 wu2 guo2 jie4 ji4 zhe3
Reporters Without Borders (pressure group)

无国界医生 無國界醫生 wu2 guo2 jie4 yi1 sheng1
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF charity); Doctors Without Borders

无害 無害 wu2 hai4
harmless

无核 無核 wu2 he2
nonnuclear; seedless (botany)

无颌 無頜 wu2 he2
jawless (primitive fish)

无何 無何 wu2 he2
nothing else; soon; before long

无核化 無核化 wu2 he2 hua4
to make nuclear-free; to de-nuclearize

无核区 無核區 wu2 he2 qu1
nuclear weapon-free zone

无恒 無恆 wu2 heng2
to lack patience

无后 無後 wu2 hou4
to lack male offspring

无花果 無花果 wu2 hua1 guo3
fig (Ficus carica)

无话不谈 無話不談 wu2 hua4 bu4 tan2
not to hold anything back (idiom); (of close friends etc) to tell each other everything

无话可说 無話可說 wu2 hua4 ke3 shuo1
to have nothing to say (idiom)

无患子 無患子 wu2 huan4 zi3
Sapindales; order of scented bushes and trees, includes citrus fruit and lychee

无悔 無悔 wu2 hui3
to have no regrets

无货 無貨 wu2 huo4
out of stock; product unavailable

无机 無機 wu2 ji1
inorganic (chemistry)

无稽 無稽 wu2 ji1
nonsense

无机化学 無機化學 wu2 ji1 hua4 xue2
inorganic chemistry

无机物 無機物 wu2 ji1 wu4
inorganic compound

无机盐 無機鹽 wu2 ji1 yan2
inorganic salt

无稽之谈 無稽之談 wu2 ji1 zhi1 tan2
complete nonsense (idiom)

无极 無極 wu2 ji2
Wuji county in Shijiazhuang 石家莊地區|石家庄地区, Hebei; The Promise (name of film by Chen Kaige)

无极 無極 wu2 ji2
everlasting; unbounded

无极县 無極縣 wu2 ji2 xian4
Wuji county in Shijiazhuang 石家莊|石家庄, Hebei

无几 無幾 wu2 ji3
very little; hardly any

无脊椎 無脊椎 wu2 ji3 zhui1
invertebrate

无脊椎动物 無脊椎動物 wu2 ji3 zhui1 dong4 wu4
invertebrate

无际 無際 wu2 ji4
limitless; boundless

无计可施 無計可施 wu2 ji4 ke3 shi1
no strategy left to try (idiom); at one's wit's end; at the end of one's tether; powerless

无记名 無記名 wu2 ji4 ming2
(of a document) not bearing a name; unregistered (financial securities etc); bearer (bond); secret (ballot etc); anonymous; unattributed (remarks); (of a check) payable to the bearer

无济于事 無濟於事 wu2 ji4 yu2 shi4
to no avail; of no use

无家可归 無家可歸 wu2 jia1 ke3 gui1
homeless

无价 無價 wu2 jia4
invaluable; priceless

无价珍珠 無價珍珠 wu2 jia4 zhen1 zhu1
Pearl of Great Price (Mormonism)

无价之宝 無價之寶 wu2 jia4 zhi1 bao3
priceless treasure

无坚不摧 無堅不摧 wu2 jian1 bu4 cui1
no stronghold one cannot overcome (idiom); to conquer every obstacle; nothing one can't do; to carry everything before one

无奸不商 無奸不商 wu2 jian1 bu4 shang1
all businessmen are evil (idiom)

无间 無間 wu2 jian4
very close; no gap between them; continuously; unbroken; hard to separate; indistinguishable

无将牌 無將牌 wu2 jiang4 pai2
no trumps (in card games)

无脚蟹 無腳蟹 wu2 jiao3 xie4
helpless lonely person

无尽 無盡 wu2 jin4
endless; inexhaustible

无精打彩 無精打彩 wu2 jing1 da3 cai3
dull and colorless (idiom); lacking vitality; not lively

无精打采 無精打采 wu2 jing1 da3 cai3
dispirited and downcast (idiom); listless; in low spirits; washed out

无晶圆 無晶圓 wu2 jing1 yuan2
fabless (semiconductor company)

无精症 無精症 wu2 jing1 zheng4
azoospermia (medicine)

无拘无束 無拘無束 wu2 ju1 wu2 shu4
free and unconstrained (idiom); unfettered; unbuttoned; without care or worries

无局 無局 wu2 ju2
non-vulnerable (in bridge)

无菌 無菌 wu2 jun1
sterile; aseptic

无菌性 無菌性 wu2 jun1 xing4
aseptic

无咖啡因 無咖啡因 wu2 ka1 fei1 yin1
decaffeinated; decaf

无壳蜗牛 無殼蝸牛 wu2 ke2 wo1 niu2
fig. people who cannot afford to buy their own house

无壳族 無殼族 wu2 ke2 zu2
see 無殼蝸牛|无壳蜗牛

无可 無可 wu2 ke3
can't

无可非议 無可非議 wu2 ke3 fei1 yi4
unquestionable

无可奉告 無可奉告 wu2 ke3 feng4 gao4
(idiom) "no comment"

无可厚非 無可厚非 wu2 ke3 hou4 fei1
see 未可厚非

无可救药 無可救藥 wu2 ke3 jiu4 yao4
lit. no antidote is possible (idiom); incurable; incorrigible; beyond redemption

无可奈何 無可奈何 wu2 ke3 nai4 he2
have no way out; have no alternative; abbr. to 無奈|无奈

无可匹敌 無可匹敵 wu2 ke3 pi3 di2
unsurpassed; unparalleled

无可挽回 無可挽回 wu2 ke3 wan3 hui2
irrevocable; the die is cast

无可无不可 無可無不可 wu2 ke3 wu2 bu4 ke3
neither for nor against sth; indifferent

无可置疑 無可置疑 wu2 ke3 zhi4 yi2
cannot be doubted (idiom)

无孔不钻 無孔不鑽 wu2 kong3 bu4 zuan1
lit. leave no hole undrilled (idiom); to latch on to every opportunity

无愧 無愧 wu2 kui4
to have a clear conscience; to feel no qualms

无赖 無賴 wu2 lai4
hoodlum; rascal; rogue; rascally; scoundrelly

无厘头 無厘頭 wu2 li2 tou2
silly talk or "mo lei tau" (Cantonese), genre of humor emerging from Hong Kong late in the 20th century

无礼 無禮 wu2 li3
rude; rudely

无理 無理 wu2 li3
irrational; unreasonable

无理取闹 無理取鬧 wu2 li3 qu3 nao4
to make trouble without reason (idiom); to be deliberately provocative

无理数 無理數 wu2 li3 shu4
irrational number

无利 無利 wu2 li4
no profit; not profitable; a hindrance; (to lend money) at no interest

无力 無力 wu2 li4
powerless; lacking strength

无连接 無連接 wu2 lian2 jie1
connectionless

无量 無量 wu2 liang4
measureless; immeasurable

无量寿 無量壽 wu2 liang4 shou4
boundless life (expression of good wishes); Amitayus, the Buddha of measureless life, good fortune and wisdom

无聊 無聊 wu2 liao2
bored; boring; senseless

无禄 無祿 wu2 lu4
to be unsalaried; to be unfortunate; death

无路可逃 無路可逃 wu2 lu4 ke3 tao2
no way out; nowhere to go; trapped beyond hope of rescue; painted into a corner

无路可退 無路可退 wu2 lu4 ke3 tui4
without a retreat route; caught in a dead end; having burned one's bridges

无路可走 無路可走 wu2 lu4 ke3 zou3
nowhere to go; at the end of one's tether

无论 無論 wu2 lun4
no matter what or how; regardless of whether...

无论何处 無論何處 wu2 lun4 he2 chu4
anywhere; wherever

无论何人 無論何人 wu2 lun4 he2 ren2
whoever

无论何时 無論何時 wu2 lun4 he2 shi2
whenever

无论何事 無論何事 wu2 lun4 he2 shi4
anything; whatever

无论如何 無論如何 wu2 lun4 ru2 he2
anyhow; anyway; whatever

无码 無碼 wu2 ma3
unpixelated or uncensored (of video)

无毛 無毛 wu2 mao2
hairless

无明 無明 wu2 ming2
avidyā (Buddhism); ignorance; delusion

无名 無名 wu2 ming2
nameless; obscure

无名烈士墓 無名烈士墓 wu2 ming2 lie4 shi4 mu4
tomb of the unknown soldier

无名氏 無名氏 wu2 ming2 shi4
anonymous (e.g. author, donor etc)

无名小卒 無名小卒 wu2 ming2 xiao3 zu2
insignificant soldier (idiom); a nobody; nonentity

无名英雄 無名英雄 wu2 ming2 ying1 xiong2
unnamed hero

无名战士墓 無名戰士墓 wu2 ming2 zhan4 shi4 mu4
Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

无名战死 無名戰死 wu2 ming2 zhan4 si3
the unknown soldier (symbolizing war dead)

无名指 無名指 wu2 ming2 zhi3
ring finger

无奈 無奈 wu2 nai4
helpless; without choice; for lack of better option; grudgingly; willy-nilly; nolens volens; abbr. for 無可奈何|无可奈何

无能 無能 wu2 neng2
incompetence; inability; incapable; powerless

无能为力 無能為力 wu2 neng2 wei2 li4
impotent (idiom); powerless; helpless

无宁 無寧 wu2 ning2
variant of 毋寧|毋宁

无农药 無農藥 wu2 nong2 yao4
without agricultural fertilizer (i.e. organic farming)

无牌 無牌 wu2 pai2
unlicensed; unlabeled (goods)

无品 無品 wu2 pin3
fretless (stringed instrument)

无期 無期 wu2 qi1
unspecified period; in the indefinite future; no fixed time; indefinite sentence (i.e. life imprisonment)

无期别 無期別 wu2 qi1 bie2
to part for an unspecified period; to take leave from indefinitely

无期徒刑 無期徒刑 wu2 qi1 tu2 xing2
life imprisonment

无奇不有 無奇不有 wu2 qi2 bu4 you3
nothing is too bizarre; full of extraordinary things

无牵无挂 無牽無掛 wu2 qian1 wu2 gua4
to have no cares; to be carefree

无巧不成书 無巧不成書 wu2 qiao3 bu4 cheng2 shu1
curious coincidence

无情 無情 wu2 qing2
pitiless; ruthless; merciless; heartless

无情无义 無情無義 wu2 qing2 wu2 yi4
completely lacking any feeling or sense of justice (idiom); cold and ruthless

无穷 無窮 wu2 qiong2
endless; boundless; inexhaustible

无穷集 無窮集 wu2 qiong2 ji2
infinite set (math.)

无穷无尽 無窮無盡 wu2 qiong2 wu2 jin4
endless; boundless; infinite

无穷小 無窮小 wu2 qiong2 xiao3
infinitesimal (in calculus); infinitely small

无穷序列 無窮序列 wu2 qiong2 xu4 lie4
infinite sequence

无穷远点 無窮遠點 wu2 qiong2 yuan3 dian3
point at infinity (math.); infinitely distant point

无取胜希望者 無取勝希望者 wu2 qu3 sheng4 xi1 wang4 zhe3
outsider (i.e. not expected to win a race or championship)

无趣 無趣 wu2 qu4
dull; vapid; colorless

无权 無權 wu2 quan2
to have no right; to have no authority

无缺 無缺 wu2 que1
whole

无人 無人 wu2 ren2
unmanned; uninhabited

无人不 無人不 wu2 ren2 bu4
no man is not...

无人不晓 無人不曉 wu2 ren2 bu4 xiao3
known to everyone

无人不知 無人不知 wu2 ren2 bu4 zhi1
known to everybody

无人机 無人機 wu2 ren2 ji1
drone; unmanned aerial vehicle

无人驾驶 無人駕駛 wu2 ren2 jia4 shi3
unmanned; unpiloted

无人区 無人區 wu2 ren2 qu1
uninhabited region

无人售票 無人售票 wu2 ren2 shou4 piao4
self-service ticketing; automated ticketing

无人问津 無人問津 wu2 ren2 wen4 jin1
to be of no interest to anyone (idiom)

无任 無任 wu2 ren4
extremely (pleased, grateful etc)

无任感激 無任感激 wu2 ren4 gan3 ji1
deeply obliged

无容置疑 無容置疑 wu2 rong2 zhi4 yi2
cannot be doubted (idiom)

无色 無色 wu2 se4
colorless

无伤大雅 無傷大雅 wu2 shang1 da4 ya3
(of a defect etc) to be of no great matter (idiom); harmless

无上 無上 wu2 shang4
supreme

无神论 無神論 wu2 shen2 lun4
atheism

无神论者 無神論者 wu2 shen2 lun4 zhe3
atheist

无声 無聲 wu2 sheng1
noiseless; noiselessly; silent

无生命 無生命 wu2 sheng1 ming4
inert; lifeless

无声无息 無聲無息 wu2 sheng1 wu2 xi1
wordless and uncommunicative (idiom); without speaking; taciturn; not providing any news

吾生也有涯,而知也无涯 吾生也有涯,而知也無涯 wu2 sheng1 ye3 you3 ya2 - er2 zhi1 ye3 wu2 ya2
Life is short, learning is limitless; Ars longa, vita brevis

无师自通 無師自通 wu2 shi1 zi4 tong1
self-taught; to learn without a teacher (idiom)

无时无刻 無時無刻 wu2 shi2 wu2 ke4
all the time; incessantly

无视 無視 wu2 shi4
to ignore; to disregard

无事不登三宝殿 無事不登三寶殿 wu2 shi4 bu4 deng1 san1 bao3 dian4
lit. One doesn't visit a temple without a cause. (idiom); fig. to visit sb with an ulterior motive (esp. to ask for sth); having a hidden agenda

无事可做 無事可做 wu2 shi4 ke3 zuo4
to have nothing to do; to have time on one's hands

无事生非 無事生非 wu2 shi4 sheng1 fei1
to make trouble out of nothing

无事献殷勤,非奸即盗 無事獻殷勤,非姦即盜 wu2 shi4 xian4 yin1 qin2 - fei1 jian1 ji2 dao4
one who is unaccountably solicitous is hiding evil intentions (idiom)

无数 無數 wu2 shu4
countless; numberless; innumerable

无双 無雙 wu2 shuang1
incomparable; matchless; unique

无霜期 無霜期 wu2 shuang1 qi1
frost-free period

无水 無水 wu2 shui3
anhydrous (chemistry); waterless; dehydrated

无私 無私 wu2 si1
selfless; unselfish; disinterested; altruistic

无丝分裂 無絲分裂 wu2 si1 fen1 lie4
amitosis

无似 無似 wu2 si4
extremely; unworthy (self-deprecatory term)

无所不包 無所不包 wu2 suo3 bu4 bao1
not excluding anything; all-inclusive

无所不卖 無所不賣 wu2 suo3 bu4 mai4
to sell anything; to sell everything

无所不能 無所不能 wu2 suo3 bu4 neng2
omnipotent

无所不为 無所不為 wu2 suo3 bu4 wei2
not stopping at anything; all manner of evil

无所不用其极 無所不用其極 wu2 suo3 bu4 yong4 qi2 ji2
committing all manner of crimes; completely unscrupulous

无所不在 無所不在 wu2 suo3 bu4 zai4
omnipresent

无所不知 無所不知 wu2 suo3 bu4 zhi1
omniscient

无所不至 無所不至 wu2 suo3 bu4 zhi4
to reach everywhere; to stop at nothing; to do one's utmost

无所适从 無所適從 wu2 suo3 shi4 cong2
not knowing which course to follow (idiom); at a loss what to do

无所事事 無所事事 wu2 suo3 shi4 shi4
to have nothing to do; to idle one's time away (idiom)

无所属 無所屬 wu2 suo3 shu3
unaffiliated; non-party

无所谓 無所謂 wu2 suo3 wei4
to be indifferent; not to matter; cannot be said to be

无所畏忌 無所畏忌 wu2 suo3 wei4 ji4
without any fear of consequences; totally devoid of scruples

无所用心 無所用心 wu2 suo3 yong4 xin1
not paying attention to anything (idiom); to idle time away

无所作为 無所作為 wu2 suo3 zuo4 wei2
attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or drive; feckless

无糖 無糖 wu2 tang2
sugar free

无题 無題 wu2 ti2
untitled

无条件 無條件 wu2 tiao2 jian4
unconditional

无条件投降 無條件投降 wu2 tiao2 jian4 tou2 xiang2
unconditional surrender

无往不利 無往不利 wu2 wang3 bu4 li4
to be successful in every endeavor

无网格法 無網格法 wu2 wang3 ge2 fa3
meshless method (numerical simulation); meshfree method

无望 無望 wu2 wang4
without hope; hopeless; without prospects

无微不至 無微不至 wu2 wei1 bu4 zhi4
in every possible way (idiom); meticulous

无为 無為 wu2 wei2
Wuwei county in Chaohu 巢湖, Anhui

无为 無為 wu2 wei2
the Daoist doctrine of inaction; let things take their own course; laissez-faire

无维度 無維度 wu2 wei2 du4
dimensionless (math.)

无为县 無為縣 wu2 wei2 xian4
Wuwei county in Chaohu 巢湖, Anhui

无尾熊 無尾熊 wu2 wei3 xiong2
koala

无尾猿 無尾猿 wu2 wei3 yuan2
ape

无味 無味 wu2 wei4
tasteless; odorless

无谓 無謂 wu2 wei4
pointless; meaningless; unnecessarily

无我 無我 wu2 wo3
anatta (Buddhist concept of "non-self")

无误 無誤 wu2 wu4
verified; unmistaken

无物 無物 wu2 wu4
nothing; empty

无锡 無錫 wu2 xi1
Wuxi prefecture level city in Jiangsu

无锡市 無錫市 wu2 xi1 shi4
Wuxi prefecture level city in Jiangsu

无锡县 無錫縣 wu2 xi1 xian4
Wuxi county in Jiangsu

无锡新区 無錫新區 wu2 xi1 xin1 qu1
Wuxi new district of Wuxi city 無錫市|无锡市, Jiangsu

无暇 無暇 wu2 xia2
too busy; to have no time for; fully occupied

无瑕 無瑕 wu2 xia2
faultless; perfect

无限 無限 wu2 xian4
unlimited; unbounded

无线 無線 wu2 xian4
wireless

无线电 無線電 wu2 xian4 dian4
wireless

无线电波 無線電波 wu2 xian4 dian4 bo1
radio waves; wireless electric wave

无线电管理委员会 無線電管理委員會 wu2 xian4 dian4 guan3 li3 wei3 yuan2 hui4
Wireless transmission regulatory commission

无线电广播 無線電廣播 wu2 xian4 dian4 guang3 bo1
radio broadcast

无线电话 無線電話 wu2 xian4 dian4 hua4
radio telephony; wireless telephone

无线电接收机 無線電接收機 wu2 xian4 dian4 jie1 shou1 ji1
receiver (radio)

无线电收发机 無線電收發機 wu2 xian4 dian4 shou1 fa1 ji1
transceiver; radio frequency receiver, broadcaster or relay

无限风光在险峰 無限風光在險峰 wu2 xian4 feng1 guang1 zai4 xian3 feng1
The boundless vista is at the perilous peak (proverb); fig. exhilaration follows a hard-won victory

无限期 無限期 wu2 xian4 qi1
unlimited (time) duration

无线网路 無線網路 wu2 xian4 wang3 lu4
wireless network

无限小 無限小 wu2 xian4 xiao3
infinitesimal; infinitely small

无限小数 無限小數 wu2 xian4 xiao3 shu4
infinitesimal; infinite decimal expansion

无限制 無限制 wu2 xian4 zhi4
limitless; unrestricted

无效 無效 wu2 xiao4
not valid; ineffective; in vain

无邪 無邪 wu2 xie2
without guilt

无懈可击 無懈可擊 wu2 xie4 ke3 ji1
invulnerable

无心 無心 wu2 xin1
unintentionally; not in the mood to

无心插柳柳成阴 無心插柳柳成陰 wu2 xin1 cha1 liu3 liu3 cheng2 yin1
lit. idly poke a stick in the mud and it grows into a tree to shade you; (fig.) unintentional actions may bring unexpected success; also written 無心插柳柳成蔭|无心插柳柳成荫

无信义 無信義 wu2 xin4 yi4
in bad faith; false; perfidious

无形 無形 wu2 xing2
incorporeal; virtual; formless; invisible (assets); intangible

无形贸易 無形貿易 wu2 xing2 mao4 yi4
invisibles (trade)

无形输出 無形輸出 wu2 xing2 shu1 chu1
invisible export

无形中 無形中 wu2 xing2 zhong1
imperceptibly; virtually

无性 無性 wu2 xing4
sexless; asexual (reproduction)

无性繁殖 無性繁殖 wu2 xing4 fan2 zhi2
asexual reproduction

无休无止 無休無止 wu2 xiu1 wu2 zhi3
ceaseless; endless (idiom)

无需 無需 wu2 xu1
needless

无须 無須 wu2 xu1
need not; not obliged to; not necessarily

无序 無序 wu2 xu4
disorderly; irregular; lack of order

无牙 無牙 wu2 ya2
toothless; (fig.) powerless; ineffectual; weak

无烟 無煙 wu2 yan1
nonsmoking (e.g. environment)

无烟煤 無煙煤 wu2 yan1 mei2
anthracite

无烟炭 無煙炭 wu2 yan1 tan4
smokeless coal

无言 無言 wu2 yan2
to remain silent; to have nothing to say

无言可对 無言可對 wu2 yan2 ke3 dui4
unable to reply (idiom); left speechless; at a loss for words

无言以对 無言以對 wu2 yan2 yi3 dui4
to be left speechless; unable to respond

无氧 無氧 wu2 yang3
anaerobic; an environment with no oxygen

无恙 無恙 wu2 yang4
in good health

无药可救 無藥可救 wu2 yao4 ke3 jiu4
see 無可救藥|无可救药

无业 無業 wu2 ye4
unemployed; jobless; out of work

无业闲散 無業閑散 wu2 ye4 xian2 san3
unemployed and idle

无业游民 無業遊民 wu2 ye4 you2 min2
unemployed person; vagrant; rogue

无一事而不学,无一时而不学,无一处而不得 無一事而不學,無一時而不學,無一處而不得 wu2 yi1 shi4 er2 bu4 xue2 - wu2 yi1 shi2 er2 bu4 xue2 - wu2 yi1 chu4 er2 bu4 de2
Study everything, at all times, everywhere. (Zhu Xi 朱熹)

无依无靠 無依無靠 wu2 yi1 wu2 kao4
no one to rely on (idiom); on one's own; orphaned; left to one's own devices

无遗 無遺 wu2 yi2
completely; fully; without omission

无疑 無疑 wu2 yi2
no doubt; undoubtedly

无已 無已 wu2 yi3
endlessly; to have no choice

无以复加 無以復加 wu2 yi3 fu4 jia1
in the extreme (idiom); incapable of further increase

无以为报 無以為報 wu2 yi3 wei2 bao4
unable to return the favor

无以为生 無以為生 wu2 yi3 wei2 sheng1
no way to get by

无倚无靠 無倚無靠 wu2 yi3 wu2 kao4
variant of 無依無靠|无依无靠

无义 無義 wu2 yi4
without meaning; nonsense; immoral; faithless

无异 無異 wu2 yi4
nothing other than; to differ in no way from; the same as; to amount to

无益 無益 wu2 yi4
no good; not good for; not beneficial

无意 無意 wu2 yi4
inadvertent; accidental; to have no intention of (doing sth)

无意间 無意間 wu2 yi4 jian1
inadvertently; unintentionally

无意识 無意識 wu2 yi4 shi2
unconscious; involuntary

无意中 無意中 wu2 yi4 zhong1
accidentally; unintentionally; unexpectedly

无垠 無垠 wu2 yin2
boundless; vast

无影无踪 無影無蹤 wu2 ying3 wu2 zong1
to disappear without trace (idiom)

无庸 無庸 wu2 yong1
variant of 毋庸

无用 無用 wu2 yong4
useless; worthless

无用之树 無用之樹 wu2 yong4 zhi1 shu4
useless person (originally from Zhuangzi's "A Happy Excursion" 逍遙遊|逍遥游)

无忧无虑 無憂無慮 wu2 you1 wu2 lv4
carefree and without worries (idiom)

无由 無由 wu2 you2
to be unable (to do sth); no reason to ...; without rhyme or reason

无虞 無虞 wu2 yu2
not to be worried about; all taken care of

无虞匮乏 無虞匱乏 wu2 yu2 kui4 fa2
no fear of deficiency; sufficient; abundant

无语 無語 wu2 yu3
to remain silent; to have nothing to say; (coll.) speechless; dumbfounded

无与伦比 無與倫比 wu2 yu3 lun2 bi3
incomparable

无援 無援 wu2 yuan2
without support; helpless

无缘 無緣 wu2 yuan2
to have no opportunity; no way (of doing sth); no chance; no connection; not placed (in a competition); (in pop lyrics) no chance of love, no place to be together etc

无缘无故 無緣無故 wu2 yuan2 wu2 gu4
no cause, no reason (idiom); completely uncalled for

无原则 無原則 wu2 yuan2 ze2
unprincipled

无远弗届 無遠弗屆 wu2 yuan3 fu2 jie4
to extend all over the globe (idiom); far-reaching

无怨无悔 無怨無悔 wu2 yuan4 wu2 hui3
no complaints; to have no regrets

无照经营 無照經營 wu2 zhao4 jing1 ying2
unlicensed business activity

无针注射器 無針注射器 wu2 zhen1 zhu4 she4 qi4
jet injector

无征不信 無徵不信 wu2 zheng1 bu4 xin4
without proof one can't believe it (idiom)

无争议 無爭議 wu2 zheng1 yi4
uncontroversial; accepted

无政府主义 無政府主義 wu2 zheng4 fu3 zhu3 yi4
anarchism

无知 無知 wu2 zhi1
ignorant; ignorance

无知觉 無知覺 wu2 zhi1 jue2
senseless

无支祁 無支祁 wu2 zhi1 qi2
a water goblin in Chinese mythology usually depicted as a monkey

无纸化 無紙化 wu2 zhi3 hua4
paperless

无纸化办公 無紙化辦公 wu2 zhi3 hua4 ban4 gong1
paperless office

无秩序 無秩序 wu2 zhi4 xu4
disorder

无中生有 無中生有 wu2 zhong1 sheng1 you3
to create something from nothing (idiom)

无主见 無主見 wu2 zhu3 jian4
without one's own opinions

无主失物 無主失物 wu2 zhu3 shi1 wu4
lost property without a claimant (law)

无助 無助 wu2 zhu4
helpless; helplessness; feeling useless; no help

无助感 無助感 wu2 zhu4 gan3
to feel helpless; feeling useless

无状 無狀 wu2 zhuang4
insolence; insolent; ill-mannered

无着 無著 wu2 zhuo2
Asanga (Buddhist philosopher, c. 4th century AD)

无字碑 無字碑 wu2 zi4 bei1
stone tablet without inscription; blank stele

无足轻重 無足輕重 wu2 zu2 qing1 zhong4
insignificant

无罪 無罪 wu2 zui4
innocent; guileless; not guilty (of crime)

无罪抗辩 無罪抗辯 wu2 zui4 kang4 bian4
plea of not guilty

无罪推定 無罪推定 wu2 zui4 tui1 ding4
presumption of innocence (law)

无做作 無做作 wu2 zuo4 zuo5
unaffected (i.e. behaving naturally)

习得性无助感 習得性無助感 xi2 de2 xing4 wu2 zhu4 gan3
(psychology) learned helplessness

喜怒无常 喜怒無常 xi3 nu4 wu2 chang2
temperamental; moody

纤悉无遗 纖悉無遺 xian1 xi1 wu2 yi2
detailed and nothing left out (idiom); meticulous and comprehensive; not missing an iota

闲来无事 閒來無事 xian2 lai2 wu2 shi4
at leisure; idle; to have nothing to do

相安无事 相安無事 xiang1 an1 wu2 shi4
to live together in harmony

详尽无遗 詳盡無遺 xiang2 jin4 wu2 yi2
exhaustive; thorough

心无二用 心無二用 xin1 wu2 er4 yong4
one cannot concentrate on two things at the same time

心中无数 心中無數 xin1 zhong1 wu2 shu4
to have no idea; to be unsure

胸大无脑 胸大無腦 xiong1 da4 wu2 nao3
(having) big boobs but no brain; bimbo

胸无城府 胸無城府 xiong1 wu2 cheng2 fu3
open and candid (idiom); not hiding anything; ingenuous

胸无大志 胸無大志 xiong1 wu2 da4 zhi4
to have no aspirations (idiom); unambitious

胸无宿物 胸無宿物 xiong1 wu2 su4 wu4
open and candid (idiom); not hiding anything; ingenuous

胸中无数 胸中無數 xiong1 zhong1 wu2 shu4
see 心中無數|心中无数

虚无 虛無 xu1 wu2
nothingness

虚无假设 虛無假設 xu1 wu2 jia3 she4
null hypothesis (statistics)

虚无缥缈 虛無縹緲 xu1 wu2 piao3 miao3
unreal; illusory; imaginary; vague and with nothing in it

虚无主义 虛無主義 xu1 wu2 zhu3 yi4
nihilism

学海无涯 學海無涯 xue2 hai3 wu2 ya2
sea of learning, no horizon (idiom); no limits to what one still has to learn; ars longa, vita brevis

学无止境 學無止境 xue2 wu2 zhi3 jing4
no end to learning (idiom); There's always something new to study.; You live and learn.

血本无归 血本無歸 xue4 ben3 wu2 gui1
to lose one's life savings (e.g. after a bankruptcy); no return for one's hard-earned savings

鸦雀无声 鴉雀無聲 ya1 que4 wu2 sheng1
lit. crow and peacock make no sound; absolute silence (idiom); not a single voice can be heard; absolute silence

哑口无言 啞口無言 ya3 kou3 wu2 yan2
dumbstruck and unable to reply (idiom); left speechless; at a loss for words

哑然无生 啞然無生 ya3 ran2 wu2 sheng1
silence reigns (idiom)

湮没无闻 湮沒無聞 yan1 mo4 wu2 wen2
to pass into oblivion

言而无信 言而無信 yan2 er2 wu2 xin4
to go back on one's word; to break one's promise; to be unfaithful; to be untrustworthy

言者无意,听者有心 言者無意,聽者有心 yan2 zhe3 wu2 yi4 - ting1 zhe3 you3 xin1
to take a casual remark to heart (idiom)

言者无罪,闻者足戒 言者無罪,聞者足戒 yan2 zhe3 wu2 zui4 - wen2 zhe3 zu2 jie4
don't blame the speaker, take note of his warning (idiom); an exhortation to speak one's mind without fear of reprisals, and with the expectation of being taken seriously

言之无物 言之無物 yan2 zhi1 wu2 wu4
(of a writing etc) to have no substance (idiom); to carry no weight

遥遥无期 遙遙無期 yao2 yao2 wu2 qi1
far in the indefinite future (idiom); so far away it seems forever

杳无人烟 杳無人煙 yao3 wu2 ren2 yan1
dark and uninhabited (idiom); remote and deserted; God-forsaken

杳无消息 杳無消息 yao3 wu2 xiao1 xi1
see 杳無音信|杳无音信

杳无音信 杳無音信 yao3 wu2 yin1 xin4
to have no news whatever

野调无腔 野調無腔 ye3 diao4 wu2 qiang1
coarse in speech and manner

一览无遗 一覽無遺 yi1 lan3 wu2 yi2
be plainly visible

一览无余 一覽無餘 yi1 lan3 wu2 yu2
to cover all at one glance (idiom); a panoramic view

一去无影踪 一去無影蹤 yi1 qu4 wu2 ying3 zong1
gone without a trace

衣食无忧 衣食無憂 yi1 shi2 wu2 you1
not having to worry about clothes and food (idiom); to be provided with the basic necessities

衣食无虞 衣食無虞 yi1 shi2 wu2 yu2
not having to worry about food and clothes (idiom); provided with the basic necessities

一事无成 一事無成 yi1 shi4 wu2 cheng2
to have achieved nothing; to be a total failure; to get nowhere

一往无前 一往無前 yi1 wang3 wu2 qian2
to advance courageously (idiom); to press forward

一望无际 一望無際 yi1 wang4 wu2 ji4
as far as the eye can see (idiom)

一望无垠 一望無垠 yi1 wang4 wu2 yin2
to stretch as far as the eye can see (idiom)

一无是处 一無是處 yi1 wu2 shi4 chu4
not one good point; everything about it is wrong

一无所长 一無所長 yi1 wu2 suo3 chang2
not having any special skill; without any qualifications

一无所动 一無所動 yi1 wu2 suo3 dong4
totally unaffected; unimpressed

一无所获 一無所獲 yi1 wu2 suo3 huo4
to gain nothing; to end up empty-handed

一无所闻 一無所聞 yi1 wu2 suo3 wen2
unheard of

一无所有 一無所有 yi1 wu2 suo3 you3
not having anything at all (idiom); utterly lacking; without two sticks to rub together

一无所知 一無所知 yi1 wu2 suo3 zhi1
not knowing anything at all (idiom); completely ignorant; without an inkling

贻害无穷 貽害無窮 yi2 hai4 wu2 qiong2
to have disastrous consequences

遗害无穷 遺害無窮 yi2 hai4 wu2 qiong2
to have disastrous consequences; also written 貽害無窮|贻害无穷

义无反顾 義無反顧 yi4 wu2 fan3 gu4
honor does not allow one to glance back (idiom); duty-bound not to turn back; no surrender; to pursue justice with no second thoughts

英雄无用武之地 英雄無用武之地 ying1 xiong2 wu2 yong4 wu3 zhi1 di4
a hero with no chance of using his might; to have no opportunity to display one's talents

庸碌无能 庸碌無能 yong1 lu4 wu2 neng2
mediocre and incompetent

永无止境 永無止境 yong3 wu2 zhi3 jing4
without end; never-ending

有百害而无一利 有百害而無一利 you3 bai3 hai4 er2 wu2 yi1 li4
having no advantage whatsoever

有百利而无一弊 有百利而無一弊 you3 bai3 li4 er2 wu2 yi1 bi4
to have many advantages and no disadvantages

有百利而无一害 有百利而無一害 you3 bai3 li4 er2 wu2 yi1 hai4
to have many advantages and no disadvantages

有备无患 有備無患 you3 bei4 wu2 huan4
Preparedness averts peril.; to be prepared, just in case (idiom)

有过之而无不及 有過之而無不及 you3 guo4 zhi1 er2 wu2 bu4 ji2
not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom); to surpass; to outdo; (derog.) to be even worse

有害无利 有害無利 you3 hai4 wu2 li4
harmful and without benefit (idiom); more harm than good

有害无益 有害無益 you3 hai4 wu2 yi4
harmful and without benefit (idiom); more harm than good

有教无类 有教無類 you3 jiao4 wu2 lei4
education for everyone, irrespective of background

有教无类法 有教無類法 you3 jiao4 wu2 lei4 fa3
No Child Left Behind Act, USA 2001

有惊无险 有驚無險 you3 jing1 wu2 xian3
to be more scared than hurt (idiom); to get through a daunting experience without mishap

有口无心 有口無心 you3 kou3 wu2 xin1
to speak harshly but without any bad intent (idiom)

有名无实 有名無實 you3 ming2 wu2 shi2
lit. has a name but no reality (idiom); exists only in name; nominal

有目无睹 有目無睹 you3 mu4 wu2 du3
has eyes but can't see (idiom); unable or unwilling to see the importance of sth; blind (to sth great)

有气无力 有氣無力 you3 qi4 wu2 li4
weakly and without strength (idiom); dispirited

有去无回 有去無回 you3 qu4 wu2 hui2
gone forever (idiom)

有色无胆 有色無膽 you3 se4 wu2 dan3
to be perverse and suggestive towards the opposite sex, but shrinking back when provoked to act on it; to have perverted thoughts but no guts to actually do it; to be all talk and no action

有始无终 有始無終 you3 shi3 wu2 zhong1
to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through; lack of sticking power; short attention span

有恃无恐 有恃無恐 you3 shi4 wu2 kong3
secure in the knowledge that one has backing

有头无尾 有頭無尾 you3 tou2 wu2 wei3
to start but not finish (idiom); to fail to carry things through; lack of sticking power; short attention span

有无 有無 you3 wu2
to have or have not; surplus and shortfall; tangible and intangible; corporeal and incorporeal

有无相通 有無相通 you3 wu2 xiang1 tong1
mutual exchange of assistance (idiom); to reciprocate with material assistance

有一搭无一搭 有一搭無一搭 you3 yi1 da1 wu2 yi1 da1
see 有一搭沒一搭|有一搭没一搭

有意无意 有意無意 you3 yi4 wu2 yi4
intentionally or otherwise

有意栽花花不发,无心插柳柳成阴 有意栽花花不發,無心插柳柳成陰 you3 yi4 zai1 hua1 hua1 bu4 fa1 - wu2 xin1 cha1 liu3 liu3 cheng2 yin1
lit. you plant a garden and the flowers do not bloom, you poke a stick in the mud and it grows into a tree; fig. things do not always turn out as one would expect; well-laid plans may fail, and success may come where you least expect it

有勇无谋 有勇無謀 you3 yong3 wu2 mou2
bold but not very astute (idiom)

有缘无分 有緣無分 you3 yuan2 wu2 fen4
destined to meet but not fated to be together (idiom)

有则改之,无则加勉 有則改之,無則加勉 you3 ze2 gai3 zhi1 - wu2 ze2 jia1 mian3
correct any mistakes you made, but maintain your good record if you did not make them (idiom)

有增无减 有增無減 you3 zeng1 wu2 jian3
to increase without letup; to get worse and worse (idiom)

有增无已 有增無已 you3 zeng1 wu2 yi3
constantly increasing without limit (idiom); rapid progress in all directions

有征无战 有征無戰 you3 zheng1 wu2 zhan4
to win without a fight (idiom)

有嘴无心 有嘴無心 you3 zui3 wu2 xin1
to talk without any intention of acting on it; empty prattle

余留无符号数 餘留無符號數 yu2 liu2 wu2 fu2 hao4 shu4
unsigned remainder (i.e. the remainder after rounding to the nearest integer)

愚昧无知 愚昧無知 yu2 mei4 wu2 zhi1
stupid and ignorant (idiom)

于事无补 於事無補 yu2 shi4 wu2 bu3
unhelpful; useless

与世无争 與世無爭 yu3 shi4 wu2 zheng1
to stand aloof from worldly affairs

语无伦次 語無倫次 yu3 wu2 lun2 ci4
incoherent speech; to talk without rhyme or reason (idiom)

欲加之罪,何患无辞 欲加之罪,何患無辭 yu4 jia1 zhi1 zui4 - he2 huan4 wu2 ci2
If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左傳|左传); one can always trump up a charge against sb; Give a dog a bad name, then hang him.

杂乱无章 雜亂無章 za2 luan4 wu2 zhang1
disordered and in a mess (idiom); all mixed up and chaotic

责无旁贷 責無旁貸 ze2 wu2 pang2 dai4
to be duty bound; to be one's unshrinkable responsibility

战无不胜 戰無不勝 zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4
to triumph in every battle (idiom); invincible; to succeed in every undertaking

战无不胜,攻无不克 戰無不勝,攻無不克 zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4 - gong1 wu2 bu4 ke4
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering; ever victorious; nothing they can't do

战无不胜,攻无不取 戰無不勝,攻無不取 zhan4 wu2 bu4 sheng4 - gong1 wu2 bu4 qu3
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering; ever victorious; nothing they can't do

长孙无忌 長孫無忌 zhang3 sun1 wu2 ji4
Zhangsun Wuji (c. 594-659), politician and historian of early Tang

征敛无度 征斂無度 zheng1 lian3 wu2 du4
to extort taxes excessively

直言无讳 直言無諱 zhi2 yan2 wu2 hui4
to speak one's mind; to speak candidly (idiom)

至高无上 至高無上 zhi4 gao1 wu2 shang4
supreme; paramount; unsurpassed

中国无线电频谱管理和监测 中國無線電頻譜管理和監測 zhong1 guo2 wu2 xian4 dian4 pin2 pu3 guan3 li3 he2 jian1 ce4
China state radio regulation committee SRRC

诛求无厌 誅求無厭 zhu1 qiu2 wu2 yan4
incessant exorbitant demands

诛求无已 誅求無已 zhu1 qiu2 wu2 yi3
to make endless exorbitant demands

转面无情 轉面無情 zhuan3 mian4 wu2 qing2
to turn one's face against sb and show no mercy (idiom); to turn against a friend

恣行无忌 恣行無忌 zi4 xing2 wu2 ji4
to behave recklessly

走投无路 走投無路 zou3 tou2 wu2 lu4
to be at an impasse (idiom); in a tight spot; at the end of one's rope; desperate

嘴上无毛,办事不牢 嘴上無毛,辦事不牢 zui3 shang4 wu2 mao2 - ban4 shi4 bu4 lao2
see 嘴上沒毛,辦事不牢|嘴上没毛,办事不牢

坐视无睹 坐視無睹 zuo4 shi4 wu2 du3
to turn a blind eye to

座无虚席 座無虛席 zuo4 wu2 xu1 xi2
lit. a banquet with no empty seats; full house; capacity crowd; standing room only