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 , Subdomain: Function Words
    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
    Notes: (CED 2 '要' yào 5; Kroll 2015 '要' yào 3, pp. 534-535; 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
  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, pp. 534-535; 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, pp. 534-535)
  9. yāo verb to cinch
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 1a, pp. 534-535)
  10. yāo noun waistband
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 1b, pp. 534-535)
  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, pp. 534-535; 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, pp. 534-535)
  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, pp. 534-535; NCCED '要' yāo 2)
  14. yāo verb to obstruct; to intercept
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 4, pp. 534-535)
  15. yāo verb to agree with
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 5, pp. 534-535)
  16. yāo verb to invite; to welcome
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yāo 6, pp. 534-535)
  17. yào verb to summarize
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Kroll 2015 '要' yào 2, pp. 534-535)
  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 , Subdomain: Function Words
    Notes: In the sense of 要不 (CED 2 '要' yào 2; NCCED 3 '要' yào 2)

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Truncated for common words

  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 76
  • Scroll 5 Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 成唯識論了義燈 — count: 54
  • Scroll 3 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 45
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Xingshi Chao Zi Chi Ji 四分律行事鈔資持記 — count: 44
  • Scroll 2 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 42
  • Scroll 1 Si Fen Lu Shan Fan Bu Que Xingshi Chao 四分律刪繁補闕行事鈔 — count: 42
  • Scroll 2 Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 成唯識論了義燈 — count: 40
  • Scroll 1 Quotations from Abbot Mi An 密菴和尚語錄 — count: 40
  • Scroll 7 Cheng Weishi Lun Liaoyi Deng 成唯識論了義燈 — count: 39
  • Scroll 2 The Blue Cliff Record (Biyanlu) 佛果圜悟禪師碧巖錄 — count: 38

Collocations

  • 说法要 (說法要) 向為汝等略說法要 — Mahāparinibbānasutta 大般涅槃經, Scroll 1 — count: 27
  • 得出要 (得出要) 最為真正可得出要 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 23
  • 要令 (要令) 先立要令 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 15
  • 要界 (要界) 謂五出要界 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 15
  • 今要 (今要) 我今要當作是念 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 11
  • 要当作 (要當作) 我今要當作是念 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 11
  • 要受 (要受) 樂出要受 — Saṃyuktāgama 雜阿含經, Scroll 17 — count: 8
  • 要法 (要法) 知出要法 — Dīrghāgama 長阿含經, Scroll 8 — count: 8
  • 要识 (要識) 要識受行一切度識無所識有不用受行 — Chang Ahan Shi Bao Fa Jing 長阿含十報法經, Scroll 2 — count: 8
  • 要过 (要過) 此出要更無出要過其上 — Madhyamāgama 中阿含經, Scroll 19 — count: 7