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ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

必需

  1. to need; to require (especially when used as an auxiliary verb)

Usage notesEdit

必須必须 (bìxū) is used for subjective requirements, while 必需 (bìxū) is used for objective requirements.

AdjectiveEdit

必需

  1. (attributive) essential; indispensable

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


JapaneseEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

/pit͡sud͡ʑu//fit͡sud͡ʑu//hit͡sud͡ʑu/

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

必需 (hiragana ひつじゅ, rōmaji hitsuju)

  1. need, necessity, requirement, essentialness, indispensability

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN