I wish to know is there in Chinese language a single word for "無用"?

  • Which "無用" are you talking about? Japanese? Cantonese? Zhuangzi?
    – Semaphore
    Jul 27, 2014 at 2:39
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    @Semaphore - If it's in Cantonese it would be 冇用 so it's definitely not Cantonese. Jul 27, 2014 at 4:24
  • The same as Useless T
    – user6060
    Jul 27, 2014 at 7:25
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    – NS.X.
    Jul 27, 2014 at 9:08
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    Do you mean "single character"? 无用 is a single word. Jul 27, 2014 at 20:18

2 Answers 2


if by 无用 you mean useless and by one word you mean one character then I would recommend:

it has a lot of meanings but specifically here it contains the meaning:

waste; useless; disused; superfluous in ²fèizhǐ -ABC


It depends why that thing is considered "無用".

For example, if it is considered redundant, you can say "贅".

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