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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. a claim, a request, an appeal

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 for something or to do something
    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”.
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