必要

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Chinese[edit]

 
certainly; must; will; necessarily
 
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
simp. and trad.
(必要)

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Adjective[edit]

必要

  1. (Elementary Mandarin) necessary; essential

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Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

/pitueu//fit͡suyoː//hit͡suyoː/

From Middle Chinese 必要 ‎(pjit  ʔjiewH, literally necessity + need). Compare modern Hakka reading pit-yeu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. needed, necessary

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

必要 ‎(hiragana ひつよう, romaji hitsuyō, historical hiragana ひつえう)

  1. need, necessity

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  • 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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