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English Definitionto need; to want; to demand; to require; requirement; need
Simplified Script需要
Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄩ ㄧㄠˋ
Cantonese (Jyutping)seoi1jiu3
Part of Speech(名) noun, (形) adjective, (动) verb, (助动) auxiliary verb
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=3; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
to require; to need; to want; necessity; need
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    
需求xūqiúrequirement; to require; (economics) demand
需求量xūqiú liàng(quantity of) demand
需氧性xū yǎng xìngaerobism
需气性xū qì xìngaerophilic
需求驱动xūqiú qūdòngdemand-driven
Words With Same Tail Word    
重要zhòngyàoimportant; significant; major
主要zhǔyàomain; principal; major; primary
不要bùyàodon't!; must not
只要zhǐyàoif only; so long as
必要bìyàonecessary; essential; indispensable; required
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