ChineseEdit

 
heavy; serious; to double; to repeat; repetition; iteration; again; a layer
 
important; vital; to want; to be going to; must; demand; ask; request; coerce
simp. and trad.
(重要)

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Note:
  • dong6 iou3 - Chaozhou;
  • dong6 iau3 - Shantou, Jieyang, Chaoyang.
  • Wu
  • AdjectiveEdit

    重要

    1. important; significant; major
      重要發現 / 重要发现  ―  zhòngyào fāxiàn  ―  important discovery
      重要意義 / 重要意义  ―  zhòngyào yìyì  ―  significance
      保命重要  ―  Bǎomìng gèng zhòngyào.  ―  Saving (your) life is more important.
      重要 [MSC, trad.]
      重要 [MSC, simp.]
      Zhòngyào de huà yào shuō sān biàn. [Pinyin]
      Important things should be said three times.

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    JapaneseEdit

    Kanji in this term
    じゅう
    Grade: 3
    よう
    Grade: 4
    on’yomi

    EtymologyEdit

    /djuːeu//d͡ʑuːeu//d͡ʑuːjoː/

    From Middle Chinese compound 重要 (drjowngX ʔjiewH, literally heavy + important).

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    Adjectival nounEdit

    重要(じゅうよう) (jūyō-na (adnominal 重要(じゅうよう) (jūyō na), adverbial 重要(じゅうよう) (jūyō ni), historical kana ぢゅうえう)

    1. important, significant
      あのテストは重要(じゅうよう)だ。
      Ano tesuto wa jūyō da.
      That test is important.

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    NounEdit

    重要(じゅうよう) (jūyō

    1. importance, consequence, significance

    ReferencesEdit

    1. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, →ISBN
    • 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
    • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

    KoreanEdit

    Hanja in this term

    NounEdit

    重要 (jung-yo) (hangeul 중요)

    1. Hanja form? of 중요 (importance).