要是

MandarinEdit

simpl. and trad.

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin yàoshi
Zhuyin ㄧㄠˋ ㄕ˙
IPA (key) /i̯ɑʊ̯⁵¹ ʂʐ̩¹/
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ConjunctionEdit

要是 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin yàoshi)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) if, in case
    要是考試及格的話怎麼辦? (trad.)
    要是考试及格的话怎么办? (simp.)
    yàoshi kǎoshì bù jígé dehuà, zěnmebàn
    If I don't pass my exams, what do I do?

Usage notesEdit

This term can be abbreviated to the shortened form yào (要).

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 2005, 景荣 (ed.) 吴, 新时代汉英大词典(缩印本) (in Mandarin/English), 北京: 商务印书馆出版, ISBN 710004345X:
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