ChineseEdit

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

PronunciationEdit


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.
      還有重要事情告訴 [MSC, trad.]
      还有重要事情告诉 [MSC, simp.]
      Wǒ háiyǒu yī jiàn hěn zhòngyào de shìqíng yào gàosu nǐ. [Pinyin]
      I still have one very important thing to tell you.
      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).

    PronunciationEdit

    AdjectiveEdit

    (じゅう)(よう) (jūyōぢゆうえう (dyūeu)? -na (adnominal (じゅう)(よう) (jūyō na), adverbial (じゅう)(よう) (jūyō ni))

    1. important, significant
      あのテスト(じゅう)(よう)
      Ano tesuto wa jūyō da.
      That test is important.

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    NounEdit

    (じゅう)(よう) (jūyōぢゆうえう (dyūeu)?

    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).

    VietnameseEdit

    Hán tự in this term

    AdjectiveEdit

    重要

    1. chữ Hán form of trọng yếu (important).