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English Definitionto request; to ask; request
Simplified Script请求
Traditional Script請求
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄥˇ ㄑㄧㄡˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cing2kau4
Part of Speech(动) verb
Measure Words
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
qǐngto ask; to invite; please (do something); to treat (to a meal etc); to request
qiúto seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
请问qǐngwènExcuse me, may I ask...?
请假qǐngjiàto request leave of absence
请客qǐngkèto give a dinner party; to entertain guests; to invite to dinner
请教qǐngjiàoto ask for guidance; to consult
请帖qǐngtiěinvitation card; written invitation
Words With Same Tail Word    
要求yāoqiúto request; to require; to stake a claim; to ask; to demand
征求zhēngqiúto solicit; to seek; to request (opinions, feedback etc); to petition
追求zhuīqiúto pursue (a goal etc) stubbornly; to seek after; to woo
力求lìqiúto make every effort to; striving to do one's best
需求xūqiúrequirement; to require; (economics) demand
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