必需

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Chinese[edit]

 
certainly; must; will; necessarily
 
to require; to need; to want; necessity; need
simp. and trad.
(必需)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adjective[edit]

必需

  1. essential; indispensable

Derived terms[edit]


Japanese[edit]

Kanji in this term
ひつ
Grade: 4
じゅ
Grade: S
on'yomi

Etymology[edit]

/pit͡sud͡ʑu//fit͡sud͡ʑu//hit͡sud͡ʑu/

From Middle Chinese compound 必需 ‎(pjit sju, literally necessary + need, require, demand). Compare modern Min Nan reading pit-su.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

必需 ‎(hiragana ひつじゅ, romaji hitsuju)

  1. need, necessity, requirement, essentialness, indispensability

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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