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yāo yào

  1. yào verb to want / to wish for
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 1; NCCED 2 '要' yào 1)
  2. yào conjunction if
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    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 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 5; Kroll '要' yào 3; NCCED 2 '要' yào 7)
  4. yào auxiliary verb to want
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 3)
  5. yào auxiliary verb will
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
  6. yào verb to request
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Social Interaction 交际
    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 '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 '要' yāo 1)
  9. yāo verb to cinch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '要' yāo 1a)
  10. yāo noun waistband
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '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 '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 '要' yāo 2b)
  13. yāo verb to force / to coerce / to threaten / to compell / to intimidate
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '要' yāo 3; NCCED '要' yāo 2)
  14. yāo verb to obstruct / to intercept
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '要' yāo 4)
  15. yāo verb to agree with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '要' yāo 5)
  16. yāo verb to invite / to welcome
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '要' yāo 6)
  17. yào verb to summarize
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll '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 , Subdomain: Thought 思想
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 1; NCCED 2 '要' yào 2)
  20. yào verb to demand
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Language 语言
    Notes: (NCCED 2 '要' yào 3)
  21. yào verb to need
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 6; NCCED 2 '要' yào 5)
  22. yào verb should / must
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 4; NCCED 2 '要' yào 6)
  23. yào verb might
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Condition 状况
    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 , Subdomain: Function Words 虚词
    Notes: In the sense of 要不 (CED 2 '要' yào 2; NCCED 3 '要' yào 2)

Contained in

重要要求需要要素概要主要摘要必要纪要要领不要要是不要紧将要要紧只要次要纲要要不要不然要不是要点要好简要首要提要要么要命须要无关紧要政要要闻要员心要想要险要修习止观坐禅法要齐民要术武经总要农桑辑要农桑衣食撮要政府与中共代表会谈纪要要塞要义扼要至關重要重要性要求相快要销释金刚经科仪会要注解金刚经纂要刊定记

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 1 78
Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 《成唯識論了義燈》 Scroll 5 55
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 3 48
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 2 45
Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 《四分律行事鈔資持記》 Scroll 2 45
Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 《四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔》 Scroll 1 42
Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 《成唯識論了義燈》 Scroll 2 41
Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 《成唯識論了義燈》 Scroll 6 40
Quotations from Abbot Mi An 《密菴和尚語錄》 Scroll 1 40
The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 《佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄》 Scroll 2 39

Collocations

Simplified Traditional Example Example Reference Frequency
说法要 說法要 向為汝等略說法要 Mahāparinibbānasutta 《大般涅槃經》 Scroll 1 27
要令 要令 先立要令 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 15
要界 要界 謂五出要界 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 15
要当作 要當作 我今要當作是念 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 17 11
今要 今要 我今要當作是念 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 17 11
要受 要受 樂出要受 Saṃyuktāgama 《雜阿含經》 Scroll 17 8
要法 要法 知出要法 Dīrghāgama 《長阿含經》 Scroll 8 8
要过 要過 此出要更無出要過其上 Madhyamāgama 《中阿含經》 Scroll 19 7
若干要 若干要 佛為眾人說法正化若干要語 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 Scroll 1 6
要语 要語 佛為眾人說法正化若干要語 Nirvāṇa Sūtra 《般泥洹經》 Scroll 1 6