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The Chinese word xiangyao - 想要 - xiăngyào
(to want to in Chinese)





Phonetic script (Hanyu Pinyin)

xiăngyào

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English translations

to want to,
to feel like

Chinese characters:


Chinese characters  ( xiangyao / xiăngyào ) with pronunciation (English translation: to want to )

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想要 ( xiangyao / xiăngyào ) is composed of these characters: (xiang) , (yao)
The traditional Chinese characters of xiăngyào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.
Chinese Pinyin example sentence with 想要 ( xiangyao / xiăngyào ) Writing in Pinyin
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If you cannot use Chinese characters, it is preferable to use the Pinyin with tones. Only use the Pinyin without tones if there's no other option (e.g. writing a text message from/to a mobile phone that doesn't support special characters such as ā, í, ŏ, ù).

Zheli de ren yong shaozi he chazi.
Zhèlĭ de rén yòng sháozi hé chāzi.

 – English translation: People here use spoons and forks.

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

to think  |  to wish
 
More words that mean to want to in Chinese
xiăng ( 想 )

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