The best way to learn how to write and speak Mandarin - including correct pronunciation, Pinyin, example sentence, stroke order and English meanings

The Chinese word biyao - 必要 - bìyào
(necessary in Chinese)

Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)


Listen to pronunciation
(Mandarin = standard Chinese without accent)

You're listening to the natural voice of a native speaker of Mandarin Chinese.

English translations

essential, indispensable

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( biyao / bìyào ) with pronunciation (English translation: necessary )
For obtaining stroke order animations, visit the links to the individual characters below.
必要 ( biyao / bìyào ) is composed of these characters: (bi) , (yao)
The traditional Chinese characters of bìyào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

Tags and additional information
(Meaning of individual characters, character components etc.)

to have to  |  important
必要 ( biyao / bìyào ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 498)

View 必要 ( biyao / bìyào ) on your mobile

Simply scan this QR code: Listen to the pronunciation of biyao in Chinese (Mandarin) on your mobile

Report missing or erroneous translation of biyao in English

Contact us! We always appreciate good suggestions and helpful criticism.

You might also be interested in...

We're improving and extending this Chinese-English dictionary constantly. More words and more example sentences will be added soon.

Look up another word:

All content is protected under German and international copyright laws. imprint and contact data  |  privacy policy    
Version 5.16 / Last updated: 2017-12-28