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显要
Main
English Definitionprominent; eminent; important person; notable; dignitary
Simplified Script显要
Traditional Script顯要
Pinyinxiǎnyào
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄢˇ ㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)hin2jiu3
Word Decomposition
xiǎnprominent; conspicuous; (prefix) phanero-
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    
显得xiǎndeto seem; to look; to appear
显著xiǎnzhùoutstanding; notable; remarkable; statistically significant
显示xiǎnshìto show; to illustrate; to display; to demonstrate
显然xiǎnránclear; evident; obvious(ly)
显现xiǎnxiànappearance; to appear
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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