必須

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Cantonese[edit]

simpl. 必须
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

必須 (traditional, Jyutping bit1 seoi1, simplified 必须)

  1. have to, must

Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
Grade: 4 Grade: S

Etymology[edit]

From (hitsu, without fail) + (kyū, must)

Adjectival noun[edit]

必須 (-na inflection, hiragana ひっす, romaji hissu)

  1. indispensable, essential

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

必須 (hiragana ひっす, romaji hissu)

  1. indispensability, a must

Derived terms[edit]


Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 必须
trad.

Etymology[edit]

From  ("must") +  ("to need").

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin bìxū
Zhuyin ㄅㄧˋ ㄒㄩ
IPA (key) /pi⁵¹ ɕy⁵⁵/
Audio
(file)
Homophones
必需
必須/必须

Verb[edit]

必須 (traditional, Pinyin bìxū, simplified 必须)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) must; have to

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 必须
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

必須 (traditional, POJ pit-su, traditional 必須, simplified 必须)

  1. must; have to

References[edit]

  • "必須" (in Taiwanese/English), On-line Taiwanese/Mandarin Dictionary (台文/華文線頂辭典). URL accessed on 2011-01-30.