必要

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

必要 (traditional, Jyutping bit1 jiu3)

  1. necessary, necessity, need

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Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひつ
Grade: 4
よう
Grade: 4
on'yomi

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic 必要.

Adjectival noun[edit]

必要 (-na inflection, hiragana ひつよう, romaji hitsuyō)

  1. needed, necessary

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

必要 (hiragana ひつよう, romaji hitsuyō)

  1. need, necessity

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References[edit]

  • 2000, Jonathan Bunt, Gillian Hall, The Oxford Starter Japanese Dictionary, First Edition, New York: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0198601972

Korean[edit]

Hanja in this word

Noun[edit]

必要 (pil-yo) (hangeul 필요)

  1. need, necessity

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bìyào
Zhuyin ㄅㄧˋ ㄧㄠˋ
IPA (key) /pi⁵¹⁻⁵³ i̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹/
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Adjective[edit]

必要 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bìyào)

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) necessary; essential

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