MU

mu

(noun) the 12th letter of the Greek alphabet

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology 1

Noun

mu (countable and uncountable, plural mus)

The 12th letter of the Modern Greek alphabet.

Etymology 2

Interjection

mu

(Zen Buddhism) Neither yes nor no.

Noun

mu (uncountable)

(Zen Buddhism) Nothingness; nonexistence; the illusory nature of reality.

Usage notes

Used to answer a question that if answered with "yes" or "no" would imply something false.

Synonyms

• (nothingness): See also inexistence

Etymology 3

Noun

mu (plural mu)

A unit of surface area, currently equivalent to 666 and 2/3 meters squared.

Anagrams

• 'um, -um, UM, um, um-

Proper noun

MU

Abbreviation of North Maluku, a province of Indonesia.

Anagrams

• 'um, -um, UM, um, um-

Proper noun

Mu

A hypothetical continent that allegedly existed in the Atlantic or Pacific Ocean.

Noun

Mu (plural Mus)

μ (a mu particle)

Anagrams

• 'um, -um, UM, um, um-

Source: Wiktionary



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