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English Definitionessential; extremely important
Simplified Script切要
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄝˋ ㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cit3jiu3
Word Decomposition
qièdefinitely; absolutely (not); (scoffing or dismissive interjection) Yeah, right.; Tut!; close to; eager; to correspond to
yàoimportant; vital; to want; to ask for; will; going to (as future auxiliary); may; must; (used in a comparison) must be; probably; if

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
切实qièshífeasible; realistic; practical; earnestly; conscientiously
切中qièzhòngto hit the target (esp. in argument); to strike home
切切qièqièurgently; eagerly; worried; (urge somebody to) be sure to; it is absolutely essential to (follow the above instruction)
切勿qièwùby no means
切口qièkǒuslang; argot; private language used as secret code
Words With Same Tail Word    
重要zhòngyàoimportant; significant; major
主要zhǔyàomain; principal; major; primary
需要xūyàoto need; to want; to demand; to require; requirement; need
不要bùyàodon't!; must not
只要zhǐyàoif only; so long as
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