「冇」

Entry #1
Pronunciation: mou5
Part of Speech: verb
Explanation:
  • do not; have not done (at a temporal point); used before verbs or adjectives
    (Cant.) hou2noi6mou5gin3
    (Eng.) Long time no see.
    (Cant.) keoi5mou5sik6maan5faan6
    (Eng.) He didn't eat dinner.
    (Cant.) ngo5mou5zoi3faat3siu1laa3
    (Eng.) My fever is over.
    (Cant.) di1seoi2mou5jit6dou3
    (Eng.) The water is not hot (despite any expectation or attempt to heat it).
    (Cant.) gaa1lok6gam1jat6mou5jai1wo3dai2zaan3
    (Eng.) Ka-lok behaves well today. What a good boy.

  • don't have; there is/are not; to not exist; to not be related; in no relationship with
    (Cant.) mou5ho2nang4
    (Eng.) impossible
    (Cant.) ngo5mou5si6
    (Eng.) I'm fine / okay / alright.
    (Cant.) gaau3tong2mou5jan4
    (Eng.) There is nobody in the church.
    (Cant.) keoi5dei6mou5siu2pang4jau5
    (Eng.) They do not have any children.
    (Cant.) ni1dou6mou5zo2nei5m4dim6gaa3
    (Eng.) We can't run without you. / It won't work without you.

  • to not have; to not own; to not possess
    (Cant.) keoi5mou5saai3cin2laak3
    (Eng.) He doesn't have any money.
    (Cant.) zou6jan4me1faan4nou5dou1mou5zau6hou2laa3
    (Eng.) It would be great if there were no trouble in our life.
    (Cant.) ji5wong5sing4nin4neoi5sing3mou5tau4piu3kyun4
    (Eng.) Women used to have no voting right.
    (Cant.) nei5fan6jan4mou5di1tung4cing4sam1gaa3
    (Eng.) You don't have a bit of sympathy!

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See also: 有得
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「冇」

Entry #2
Pronunciation: mou2
Part of Speech: verb
Explanation:
  • "not" in yes-no questions about the current state or perfective aspect; used at the end of such questions
    (Cant.) gaa1ming4lai4mou2
    (Eng.) Has Ka-ming come?
    (Cant.) nei5dei6sik6zo2faan6mou2
    (Eng.) Have you eaten? / Have you had your meal?
    (Cant.) ni1syu3jau5dang1mou2hoi1haa5dang1tai2haa5laa1
    (Eng.) Are there any lights? Switch them on to have a look.
    (Cant.) nei1go3lookluk1dim6mou2
    (Eng.) Is this look cool?

  • contraction of 唔好 (m4 hou2) in the phrase 好唔好 "good or not" in questions
    (Cant.) ting1ziu1sin1pui4nei5jam2caa4laa1hou2mou2
    (Eng.) I'll go yum cha with you tomorrow morning instead, okay?

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「冇」

Entry #3
Pronunciation: mou5
Part of Speech: expression
Explanation:
(in responses) it doesn't matter; no big deal; nothing important; nothing worth mentioning
(Cant.) mou5soeng2man6nei5sik6zo2faan6mei6zaa1maa3
(Eng.) It's okay. I just wanted to ask whether you had eaten.
(Cant.) mou5tai2haa5ngo5bei2nei5di1je5jung6saai3mei6ze1
(Eng.) It's okay. Just see if the stuff I gave you has been used up.
(Cant.) mou5aa3mai6jau6hai6gam2gaan2gaan2daan1daan1jau6jat1jat6
(Eng.) Nothing special, same old same old, and then call it a day.
(Cant.) gam3je6wan2ngo5me1si6mou5aa3ngo5soeng2waa6giu3nei5o1尿niu6ze1
(Eng.) "What are you doing looking for me this late at night?" "Oh, nothing. I just wanted to ask you to pee."
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