重要

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Chinese[edit]

 
heavy; serious; to double
heavy; serious; to double; to repeat; repetition; iteration; again; a layer
 
important; vital; to want
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
trad. (重要)
simp. #(重要)

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • dong6 iou3 - Chaozhou;
  • dong6 iau3 - Shantou, Jieyang, Chaoyang.
  • Wu
  • Adjective[edit]

    重要

    1. important; significant; major
      重要發現重要发现  ―  zhòngyào fāxiàn  ―  important discovery
      重要意義重要意义  ―  zhòngyào yìyì  ―  significance
      重要講話重要讲话  ―  zuò zhòngyào jiǎnghuà  ―  to make an important speech
      保命重要  ―  Bǎomìng gèng zhòngyào.  ―  Saving (your) life is more important.
      還有重要事情告訴 [MSC, trad.]
      还有重要事情告诉 [MSC, simp.]
      Wǒ háiyǒu yī jiàn hěn zhòngyào de shìqíng yào gàosu nǐ. [Pinyin]
      I still have one very important thing to tell you.
      重要 [MSC, trad.]
      重要 [MSC, simp.]
      Zhòngyào de huà yào shuō sān biàn. [Pinyin]
      Important things should be said three times.
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    Etymology 2[edit]

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    Conjunction[edit]

    重要

    1. (Cantonese) Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see ,‎ ; and also
      成日不特只 [Cantonese, trad.]
      成日不特只 [Cantonese, simp.]
      keoi5 seng4 jat6 ci4 faan1 dou1 bat1 dak6 zi2, cung4 jiu3 zou6 me1 dou1 zou6 co3 saai3 [Jyutping]
      Not only he is always late, he also does everything incorrectly.
    Usage notes[edit]

    Usually written as .

    Japanese[edit]

    Kanji in this term
    じゅう
    Grade: 3
    よう
    Grade: 4
    on’yomi

    Etymology[edit]

    /djuːeu//d͡ʑuːeu//d͡ʑuːjoː/

    From Middle Chinese compound 重要 (drjowngX ʔjiewH, literally heavy + important).

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    Adjective[edit]

    (じゅう)(よう) (jūyōぢゆうえう (dyuueu)?-na (adnominal (じゅう)(よう) (jūyō na), adverbial (じゅう)(よう) (jūyō ni))

    1. important, significant
      あのテスト(じゅう)(よう)
      Ano tesuto wa jūyō da.
      That test is important.

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    Noun[edit]

    (じゅう)(よう) (jūyōぢゆうえう (dyuueu)?

    1. importance, consequence, significance

    References[edit]

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
    • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

    Korean[edit]

    Hanja in this term

    Noun[edit]

    重要 (jung'yo) (hangeul 중요)

    1. Hanja form? of 중요 (importance).

    Vietnamese[edit]

    chữ Hán Nôm in this term

    Adjective[edit]

    重要

    1. chữ Hán form of trọng yếu (important).