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The Chinese word zhiyao - 只要 - zhĭyào
(so long as in Chinese)

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English translations

so long as,
if only, only if, on condition that

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( zhiyao / zhĭyào ) with pronunciation (English translation: so long as )

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只要 ( zhiyao / zhĭyào ) is composed of these characters: (zhi) , (yao)
The traditional Chinese characters of zhĭyào are identical with the modern (simplified) characters displayed above.

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只要 ( zhiyao / zhĭyào ) belongs to the 100 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 93)

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