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重要 zhòng yào: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

重要 (zhòng yào) English Meaning

  • important
  • significant
  • major

Traditional Characters: 重要

重 forms words in:

HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.  PLEASE NOTE:  This character is also pronounced chóng in other HSK levels.

要 forms words in:

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

Sample Sentences

  • 策划很重要。
    Cèhuà hěn zhòngyào.
    The plot is important!
  • 这是个重要事件。
    Zhè shìgè zhòngyào shìjiàn.
    This is an important event.
  • 健康比财富重要。
    Jiànkāng bǐ cáifù zhòngyào.
    Health is more important than wealth.
  • 水对人是很重要的。
    Shuǐ duì rén shì hěn zhòngyào de.
    Water is important for people.
  • 这对我来说很重要。
    Zhè duì wǒ lái shuō hěn zhòngyào.
    This is very important to me.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

重 (zhòng): heavy; serious; to attach importance to

  • 千 (qiān): thousand
  • 里 (lǐ): neighborhood

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

  • 覀 (xī): lid
  • 女 (nǚ): woman

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 重

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 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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