需要

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Chinese[edit]

 
to require; to need; to want
to require; to need; to want; necessity; need
 
important; vital; to want
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
trad. (需要)
simp. #(需要)
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Pronunciation[edit]



Rime
Character
Reading # 1/1 2/2
Initial () (16) (34)
Final () (24) (91)
Tone (調) Level (Ø) Departing (H)
Openness (開合) Closed Open
Division () III III
Fanqie
Reconstructions
Zhengzhang
Shangfang
/sɨo/ /ʔiᴇuH/
Pan
Wuyun
/sio/ /ʔiɛuH/
Shao
Rongfen
/sio/ /ʔjæuH/
Edwin
Pulleyblank
/suə̆/ /ʔiawH/
Li
Rong
/sio/ /ʔiɛuH/
Wang
Li
/sĭu/ /ĭɛuH/
Bernard
Karlgren
/si̯u/ /ʔi̯ɛuH/
Expected
Mandarin
Reflex
yiào
Expected
Cantonese
Reflex
seoi1 jiu3

Verb[edit]

需要

  1. to need; to require
    需要分鐘 / 需要分钟  ―  Zhè xūyào shù fēnzhōng.  ―  This requires several minutes.
    需要口譯員 [MSC, trad.]
    需要口译员 [MSC, simp.]
    xūyào yī wèi kǒuyìyuán. [Pinyin]
    I need an interpreter.
    需要多少複印件複印多少 [MSC, trad.]
    需要多少复印件复印多少 [MSC, simp.]
    xūyào duōshǎo fùyìnjiàn jiù fùyìn duōshǎo ba. [Pinyin]
    Make as many photocopies as you need.
    需要別人憐憫 [MSC, trad.]
    需要别人怜悯 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ bù xūyào biérén de liánmǐn. [Pinyin]
    I don't need other people's pity.

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

需要

  1. need; requirement
    生理需要  ―  shēnglǐ xūyào  ―  biological need
  2. (economics) demand

Synonyms[edit]

  • (need):
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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Sino-Xenic (需要):
  • Japanese: 需要(じゅよう) (juyō)
  • Korean: 수요 (需要, suyo)
  • Vietnamese: nhu yếu (需要)

Further reading[edit]


Japanese[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Chinese 需要 (MC sɨo ʔiᴇuH).

Noun[edit]

(じゅ)(よう) (juyō

  1. need; requirement
  2. (economics) demand

Antonyms[edit]


Korean[edit]

Hanja in this term

Noun[edit]

需要 (suyo) (hangeul 수요)

  1. Hanja form? of 수요 (need, requirement; demand).

Vietnamese[edit]

Hán tự in this term

Adjective[edit]

需要

  1. chữ Hán form of nhu yếu (of prime necessity; necessary).