yào

  1. yào verb to want / to wish for
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 1; NCCED 2 '要' yào 1)
  2. yào conjunction if
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 3 '要' yào 1; NCCED 3 '要' yào 1)
  3. yào adverb to be about to / in the future
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 5; Kroll 2015 '要' yào 3; NCCED 2 '要' yào 7)
  4. yào auxiliary verb to want
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 3)
  5. yào auxiliary verb will
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes:
  6. yào verb to request
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 2; NCCED 2 '要' yào 4)
  7. yào noun essential points / crux / gist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CED 1 '要' yào 2; Kroll 2015 '要' yào 1; NCCED 1 '要' yào 1)
  8. yāo noun waist
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: As a variant of 腰 (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 1)
  9. yāo verb to cinch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 1a)
  10. yāo noun waistband
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 1b)
  11. yāo verb to need / to require / to demand / to request
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CED '要' yāo 1; Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 2; NCCED '要' yāo 1)
  12. yāo verb to pursue / to seek / to strive for
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 2b)
  13. yāo verb to force / to coerce / to threaten / to compell / to intimidate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 3; NCCED '要' yāo 2)
  14. yāo verb to obstruct / to intercept
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 4)
  15. yāo verb to agree with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 5)
  16. yāo verb to invite / to welcome
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 6)
  17. yào verb to summarize
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yào 2)
  18. yào verb essential / important
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CED 1 '要' yào 1; NCCED 1 '要' yào 2)
  19. yào verb to desire
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 1; NCCED 2 '要' yào 2)
  20. yào verb to demand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (NCCED 2 '要' yào 3)
  21. yào verb to need
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 6; NCCED 2 '要' yào 5)
  22. yào verb should / must
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 4; NCCED 2 '要' yào 6)
  23. yào verb might
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: Used in comparison (CED 2 '要' yào 7; NCCED 2 '要' yào 8)
  24. yào conjunction or
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语
    Notes: In the sense of 要不 (CED 2 '要' yào 2; NCCED 3 '要' yào 2)

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