Chinese Edit

important; vital; to want
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
not; no
trad. (要不)
simp. #(要不)
anagram 不要

Pronunciation Edit

Conjunction Edit


  1. otherwise; or else; or
  2. either ... or ...; or
  3. (colloquial) how about (you and I, we); shall (you and I, we); let's
    要不還是回去 [MSC, trad.]
    要不还是回去 [MSC, simp.]
    Yàobù wǒ, wǒ háishì xiān huíqù ba. [Pinyin]
    I think it's best I leave.

Synonyms Edit

  • (or else):
  • (either... or...):