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無駄
Ateji (phonetic) reading
Readings

muda
ムダ
muda
English
Noun (futsuumeishi)
NA-adjective/adjectival noun (keiyodoshi)
futility, waste, uselessness, pointlessness, idleness

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Kanjis
ON: ム, ブ KUN: な.い
nothingness, none, ain't, nothing, nil, not

Stroke: 12 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 2-2-10 FC: 8033.3


ON: ダ, タ
burdensome, pack horse, horse load, send by horse, trivial, worthless

Stroke: 14 JLPT: N1 SKIP: 1-10-4 FC: 7433.3


ON: KUN: いたずら, あだ
on foot, junior, emptiness, vanity, futility, uselessness, ephemeral thing, gang, set, party, people

Stroke: 10 Grade: 4 JLPT: N2 SKIP: 1-3-7 FC: 2428.8


Phrases
いまさら後悔しても無駄だ。
Parts: 今更 (いまさら) 後悔 (こうかい) 無駄 (むだ)
It's no use regretting it now.