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The Chinese word bixu - 必须 - bìxū
(must in Chinese)

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English translations

to have to, shall, should, need

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( bixu / bìxū ) with pronunciation (English translation: must )

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必须 ( bixu / bìxū ) is composed of these characters: (bi) , (xu)
必须 ( bixu / bìxū ) in traditional characters
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 必须 ( bixu / bìxū ) Writing in Pinyin
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Ni bixu xuanze tamen zhong de yige.
Nĭ bìxū xuănzé tāmēn zhōng de yīgè.
 – English translation: You must choose one of them.

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necessarily  |  ought to
必须 ( bixu / bìxū ) belongs to the 100 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 94)
More words that mean must in Chinese
( 须 ), yào ( 要 )

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