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JapaneseEdit

Kanji in this term
よう
Grade: 4
せい
Grade: S
on'yomi

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Chinese compound 要請(ʔjiew tshjengX, literally demand + request). Compare modern Mandarin 要請要请 (yāojí, “request; require”).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

要請 ‎(hiragana ようせい, romaji yōsei, historical hiragana えうせい)

  1. an official request (of something that has to be done)

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

要請する ‎(transitive, hiragana ようせいする, romaji yōsei suru, historical hiragana えうせいする)

  1. to request officially for something or to do something that has to be done
    政府 (せいふ)捕虜 (ほりょ)解放 (かいほう)要請 (ようせい)した。
    Seifu wa horyo no kaihō o yōsei shita.
    The government called for / requested the release of the prisoners of war.

ConjugationEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9

KoreanEdit

Hanja in this term

NounEdit

要請 ‎(yocheong) ‎(hangeul 요청)

  1. Hanja form? of 요청, “request, claim, appeal”.