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English Definitionto charge; to demand payment
Simplified Script要钱
Traditional Script要錢
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄠˋ ㄑㄧㄢˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jiu3cin2
Word Decomposition
yàoimportant; vital; to want; to ask for; will; going to (as future auxiliary); may; must; (used in a comparison) must be; probably; if
qiáncoin; money; unit of weight, one tenth of a tael ; (Chinese surname)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
要紧yàojǐnimportant; urgent
要不yàobùotherwise; or else; how about...?; either... (or...)
要好yàohǎoto be on good terms; to be close friends; striving for self-improvement
要点yàodiǎnmain point; essential
要不然yàobù ránotherwise; or else; or
Words With Same Tail Word    
零钱língqiánchange (of money); small change; pocket money
找钱zhǎoqiánto give change
有钱yǒuqiánwell-off; wealthy
工钱gōngqiánsalary; wages
金钱jīnqiánmoney; currency
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