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The Chinese word xuyao - 需要 - xūyào
(need in Chinese)

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English translations

need, to need, in want of,
want, demand, to claim, to want

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( xuyao / xūyào ) with pronunciation (English translation: need )

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需要 ( xuyao / xūyào ) is composed of these characters: (xu) , (yao)
The traditional Chinese characters of xūyào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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necessity  |  to want
需要 ( xuyao / xūyào ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 181)
More words that mean need in Chinese
dĕi ( 得 ), ( 需 )
More words that mean to need in Chinese
( 需 )

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