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主要 zhǔ yào: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

主要 (zhǔ yào) English Meaning

  • main
  • principal
  • major
  • primary

Traditional Characters: 主要

主 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

要 forms words in:

HSK 2, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 建筑业是此地的主要工业。
    Jiànzhú yè shì cǐdì de zhǔyào gōngyè.
    Construction is a major industry here.
  • 我们主要的出口货是大米。
    Wǒmen zhǔyào de chūkǒu huò shì dàmǐ.
    Our main export is rice.
  • 主要股东们要求召开会议。
    Zhǔyào gǔdōngmen yāoqiú zhàokāi huìyì.
    The principal shareholder asked for a meeting.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

主 (zhǔ): owner; master; host; individual or party concerned; God; Lord; main; to indicate or signify; trump card (in card games)

  • (zhǔ): stroke
  • (yù): jade

要 (yào): to demand; to request; to coerce

  •  (xī): lid
  •  (nǚ): woman

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 主

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 要

HSK 2 Word List

  • 要(yào):  to want; will; going to (as future auxiliary); important; vital; may; must

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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