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要求 yāo qiú: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

要求 (yāo qiú) English Meaning

  • to request
  • to require
  • to stake a claim
  • to ask
  • to demand

Traditional Characters: 要求

要 forms words in:

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

求 forms words in:

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

Corresponding Classifiers|Measure Words:

  • (diǎn)

Sample Sentences

  • 他的要求很合理。
    Tā de yāoqiú hěn hélǐ.
    His request is very reasonable.
  • 他们要求自治权。
    Tāmen yāoqiú zìzhì quán.
    They demand the right to govern themselves.
  • 妇女要求同工同酬。
    Fùnǚ yāoqiú tónggōngtóngchóu.
    Women demand equal pay for equal work.
  • 他要求我尽快回覆。
    Tā yāoqiú wǒ jǐnkuài huífù.
    He pressed me for a prompt reply.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

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

  •  (xī): lid
  •  (nǚ): woman

求 (qiú): to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech

  • 一 (yī): one
  • 水 (shuǐ): water
  • 丶 (zhǔ): stroke

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

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 求

HSK 3 Word List

  • 要求(yāo qiú): to request; to require; to stake a claim; to ask; to demand; CL: 点(diǎn)

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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