Chinese edit

 
important; vital; to want
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
 
to seek; to look for; to request
to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech
trad. (要求)
simp. #(要求)

Pronunciation edit


Note: Note pronunciation of .
Note:
  • iou1 kiu5 - Chaozhou;
  • iao1 kiu5 - Shantou.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/2 1/1
    Initial () (34) (30)
    Final () (91) (136)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Open Open
    Division () III III
    Fanqie
    Baxter 'jiew gjuw
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ʔiᴇu/ /ɡɨu/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ʔiɛu/ /ɡiu/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ʔjæu/ /ɡiəu/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ʔiaw/ /guw/
    Li
    Rong
    /ʔiɛu/ /ɡiu/
    Wang
    Li
    /ĭɛu/ /ɡĭəu/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ʔi̯ɛu/ /gi̯ə̯u/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yāo qiú
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    jiu1 kau4

    Verb edit

    要求

    1. to ask; to request; to require; to demand; to claim
      要求退款  ―  yāoqiú tuìkuǎn  ―  to request a refund
      強烈要求强烈要求  ―  qiángliè yāoqiú  ―  to demand; to urge
      要求某人某事  ―  yāoqiú mǒurén zuò mǒushì  ―  to ask somebody to do something
      要求他們 [MSC, trad.]
      要求他们 [MSC, simp.]
      yāoqiú tāmen wèi tā pò ge lì. [Pinyin]
      She asked them to make an exception for her.
      工作要求全國四處 [MSC, trad.]
      工作要求全国四处 [MSC, simp.]
      Tā de gōngzuò yāoqiú tā quánguó sìchù pǎo. [Pinyin]
      His work required him to move about the country.
      現在師生聯名寫信要求取消老師教授資格 [MSC, trad.]
      现在师生联名写信要求取消老师教授资格 [MSC, simp.]
      Xiànzài yǒu hěn duō shīshēng dōu liánmíng xiěxìn yāoqiú qǔxiāo lǎoshī de jiàoshòu zīgé. [Pinyin]
      Many teachers and students are now jointly writing to demand the cancellation of the teacher’s professor eligibility.

    Synonyms edit

    Noun edit

    要求

    1. request; requirement; demand; claim (Classifier: )
      要求  ―  yāoqiú  ―  to make a request
      著裝要求着装要求  ―  zhuózhuāng yāoqiú  ―  dress code
      領土要求领土要求  ―  lǐngtǔ yāoqiú  ―  territorial claim
      申請要求申请要求  ―  shēnqǐng yāoqiú  ―  application requirements
      披露要求  ―  pīlù yāoqiú  ―  disclosure requirements
      分區要求分区要求  ―  fēnqū yāoqiú  ―  zoning requirements
      擇偶要求择偶要求  ―  zé'ǒu yāoqiú  ―  one's requirements for a future spouse

    Synonyms edit

    Descendants edit

    Sino-Xenic (要求):

    Japanese edit

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

    Etymology edit

    From Middle Chinese 要求 (MC 'jiew gjuw).

    Noun edit

    (よう)(きゅう) (yōkyū

    1. demand; firm request; requirement
      要求(ようきゅう)無視(むし)した。
      Yōkyū o mushi shita.
      They did not listen to our demands.

    Verb edit

    (よう)(きゅう)する (yōkyū surutransitive suru (stem (よう)(きゅう) (yōkyū shi), past (よう)(きゅう)した (yōkyū shita))

    1. to demand

    Conjugation edit

    Korean edit

    Hanja in this term

    Noun edit

    要求 (yogu) (hangeul 요구)

    1. Hanja form? of 요구 (demand; claim).

    Vietnamese edit

    chữ Hán Nôm in this term

    Verb edit

    要求

    1. chữ Hán form of yêu cầu (to demand).

    Noun edit

    要求

    1. chữ Hán form of yêu cầu (demand; request).