"要" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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Structure
Decomp. 覀女
Prononciation
Mandarin yāo; yào
Entry Methods
Pinyin yao1; yao4
Kanji /
Cangjie
MWV
一田女
Sijiao 1040.4
Wubi SVF
CNS 11643 1-5351
Encodages (hexa)
Unicode U+8981
GB2312 D2AA
BIG5 AD6E
Results for 要
 yāo to demand / to request / to coerce
 yào important / vital / to want / to ask for / will / going to (as future auxiliary) / may / must / (used in a comparison) must be / probably / if
Results beginning with 要
 yāo qiú to request / to require / requirement / to stake a claim / to ask / to demand / CL:點|点[dian3]
 yào shi if
 yào yǒu to need / to require / must have
 yào bù otherwise / or else / how about...? / either... (or...)
 yào kàn it depends on...
 yào shuō as for / when it comes to
 yào sù essential factor / key constituent
 yào me or / either one or the other
 yào diǎn main point / essential
 yào hǎo to be on good terms / to be close friends / striving for self-improvement
 yào sǐ extremely / awfully
 yào mìng to cause sb's death / very / extremely / frightening / annoying
 yào jǐn important / urgent
 yào hài vital part / (fig.) key point / crucial
 yào wén important news story / headline
 yào sài stronghold / fort / fortification
 yào qián to charge / to demand payment
 yào huā cost;
 yào lǐng main aspects / essentials / gist
 yào qiáng eager to excel / eager to get ahead in life / strong-minded
 yào rén important person
 yāo yuè to restrict / to agree to a contract / offer / bid
 yào jiàn key document / important condition / criterion / requirement / requisite / cornerstone
 yào wù key task / important affair
 yào jià asking price / to ask a price / to demand terms (in negotiations)
 yào shì important matter
 yāo xié to threaten / to blackmail
 yào dé good / fine
 yào jué the key trick / the secret of success
 yào dào major road / thoroughfare / main road
 yào chōng road hub / major crossroad
 yào dì strategic location
 yào fàn major criminal
 yào yuán key participant / VIP
 yào yì the essentials
 yào fàn to beg (for food or money)
 yào lu:è roughly / outline / summary
 yào zhǐ the gist (of a text or argument) / the main points
 yào liǎn to save sb's face
 yào tú main plan / important program
 yào ài strategic pass
 yào jīn key post
 yào duān the main points
 yāo gōng variant of 邀功[yao1 gong1]
 yào huǎng to ask an enormous price (as first negotiating step)
 yāo jī to intercept / to ambush
 yào jiǎo significant role / major figure
 yào jìng important path
 yào lù important road / main thoroughfare / fig. key position
 yào ma either ... / or ...
 yào me variant of 要麼|要么[yao4 me5]
 yào mù important substance (of a document) / key section
 yào shū important traffic hub / key crossroad
 yāo yūn confused / dazed
 yào zhàng to demand repayment / to collect debt
 yào zhèng important governmental or administrative matter
 yào zhī in brief / in a word
 yào zhí key job / important position
 yào zi straw rope
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 yào bu shì if it were not for / but for
 yào bù rán otherwise / or else / or
 yào bu de intolerable / unacceptable
 yào bu rán otherwise
 yào miàn zi see 愛面子|爱面子[ai4 mian4 zi5]
 yào yàng r appearance / manner
  fragmentary order / frag O
  factor income
 yào jiā niú nǎi with milk / white (of tea, coffee etc)
 yāo mǎi rén xīn variant of 邀買人心|邀买人心[yao1 mai3 ren2 xin1]
 yāo qiú péi cháng to demand compensation
 yào sǐ bù huó half dead / more dead than alive
 yào sǐ yào huó terribly / awfully / desperately
 yào yán bù fán to explain in simple terms / succinct / concise
  VIP pass
  VIP liaison air unit / VIP liaison air flight
 yào shí wù bù yào zhà dàn Food
  Programme on Tobacco or Health
 yào fēng dé fēng , yào yǔ dé yǔ to get whatever one wants / to have everything going one's way
 xū yào to need / to want / to demand / to require / requirement / need
 zhǔ yào main / principal / major / primary
 bù yào don't! / must not
 zhòng yào important / significant / major
 zhǐ yào if only / so long as
 xiǎng yào to want to / to feel like / to fancy / to care for sb / desirous of
 jiù yào will / shall / to be going to
 bì yào necessary / essential / indispensable / required
 zhāi yào summary / abstract
 kuài yào almost / nearly / almost all
 jiāng yào will / shall / to be going to
 fēi yào to want absolutely / to insist on (doing something)
 zhèng yào to be just about to / to be on the point of
 jiǎn yào concise / brief
 shǒu yào the most important / of chief importance
 zǒng yào nevertheless
 gāng yào outline / essential points
 tí yào summary / abstract
 cì yào secondary
 suǒ yào to ask for / to request / to demand
 jǐn yào critical / crucial / vital
 yìng yào firmly set on doing sth / to insist on doing / determined in one's course of action
 gài yào outline
 huì yào dynastic records of imperial China
 jì yào minutes / written summary of a meeting
 piān yào to insist on doing sth / must do it, despite everything
 zhèng yào important political leader / government dignitary
 xiǎn yào strategically situated and easy to defend / strategic location
 è yào to the point / concise
 xiǎn yào prominent / eminent / important person / notable / dignitary
 dài yào to be about to
 dà yào abstract / gist / main points
 děi yào to need / must
 Gāo yào Gaoyao county level city in Zhaoqing 肇慶|肇庆[Zhao4 qing4], Guangdong
 jīn yào (literary) key location / key post (important job)
 jí yào urgent
 qiè yào essential / extremely important
 shì yào influential figure / powerful person
 xū yào must / have to
 zì yào so long as / provided that
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 yī dìng yào must
 bù xū yào unnecessary / not required
 zuì zhòng yào most important / key
 zhòng yào xìng importance
 zuì zhǔ yào main
 bù bì yào needless / unnecessary
 bù zhòng yào unimportant
 bù yào jǐn unimportant / not serious / it doesn't matter / never mind / it looks all right, but
 bì yào xìng necessity
 bù yào liǎn to have no sense of shame / shameless
  need-based system
  significant quantity
 fēi bì yào inessential / unnecessary
 Gāo yào shì Gaoyao county level city in Zhaoqing 肇慶|肇庆[Zhao4 qing4], Guangdong
 fēi cháng zhòng yào very important
 zhǔ yào yuán yīn main reason / primary cause
 jī běn yāo qiú a basic requirement / prerequisites
 zhǔ yào rèn wu main task / principal duty
 zhǔ yào yīn sù main factor / principal cause
 bì yào tiáo jiàn requirement / necessary condition (math)
 wú guān jǐn yào indifferent / insignificant
 zhǔ yào chéng fèn major constituent / major component
 shēng chǎn yào sù factors of production
 jiǎn míng è yào brief and to the point (idiom) / succinct
 bù dé yào lǐng to fail to grasp the main points
 méi yǒu bì yào there is no need to (do sth)
 chōng yào tiáo jiàn necessary and sufficient condition
 qiè zhòng yào hài to hit the target and do real damage (idiom) / fig. to hit where it hurts / fig. to hit home / an argument that hits the nail on the head
  Bonn Keys
  Platform for Action
  eligibility requirements
  emergency needs
  summary record
  picture element / pixel
  disclaimer
  environmental requirements
  state of necessity
线  lineament
  major programme
  by operation of law / ministerio legis
  Daily Highlights
  fuel requirements
  site requirements
  medical needs
  Programme Outline
  job requirement
  licit requirements
  major attack
  public necessity
  evidentiary requirements
  observational needs
  major group
  need to know basis
  climatic element
  executive summary
  defile
  information requirements
  preservation requirements
  priority substance
  airlift requirement
  primary hazard
  elements of a decision
  ambit claim
  essential technology
  information summary
  disclosure requirement
  skeleton law / outline law
  chief aide
  major equipment
  minor equipment
  incident summary
  import request
  main organ / main body / principal organ
  main language
  key precursor / key precursor chemical
 chī ná qiǎ yào dinner invitations, grabbing, obstructing and demanding bribes / all kinds of abuse of power
 jiǎn yào jiè shào brief introduction
 jiǎn yào shuō míng concise notes
 jī běn xū yào basic necessity / fundamental need
 jǐn yào guān tóu urgent and important moment (idiom) / critical juncture
 màn tiān yào jià to ask for sky-high prices
 Qiān jīn Yào fāng Prescriptions Worth a Thousand in Gold, early Tang compendium of herbal medicine by Sun Simiao 孫思邈|孙思邈[Sun1 Si1 miao3]
 Qí mín Yào shù Essential skill to benefit the people, sixth century encyclopedia of agricultural knowledge by Jia Sixie 賈思勰|贾思勰[Jia3 Si1 xie2]
 qíng bào xū yào information requirements
 quán lì yāo qiú claim to rights (copyright, patent etc)
 shì qíng yào zuò work that needs to be done / business that needs to be attended to
 shōu gòu yāo yuē takeover bid
 shǒu yào rèn wu most important task
 sǐ bù yào liǎn to know no shame / to be totally shameless
 sǐ yào miàn zi to regard face as all-important / to consider loss of face unthinkable
 Wǔ Jīng Zǒng Yào "Collection of the Most Important Military Techniques", book published in 1044 during the Northern Song Dynasty
 yǒu huà yào shuō to speak one's mind
 zhàn lu:è yào diǎn strategic point
 zhàn lu:è yào dì strategic location
 zhèng zhòng yào hài to hit the nail on the head (idiom)
 zhì guān zhòng yào extremely important / vital / crucial / essential
 zhòng yào de shì It is important (that) ... / The (important) point is ...
 zhòng yào wèn tí an important issue
 zhǔ yào lái yuán principle source / main source
 zhǔ yào mù dì main aim / principal goal
 zhǔ yào zé rèn main responsibility
2015能  Capacity 2015
  materiality level
  first mover
  principal place of business
  inspection on request
  liquidity requirement
  Main Committee
  non-essential service
 shuō huà yào suàn shù promises must be kept
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