Wǒ xūyào nǐ.
I need you.
Wǒ jǐnkuài xūyào.
I need it as quickly as possible.
Nǐ xūyào chē ma?
Do you need a car?
Tā xūyào bāngzhù.
She is in need of help.
Wǒmen xūyào huǒ.
We need fire.
Nǐ xūyào chī zǎofàn.
You need to have breakfast.
Stroke Order & Character Components
需 (xū): to require; to need; to want; necessity; need
- 雨 (yǔ): rain
- 而 (ér): and; as well as; and so; but (not); yet (not); (indicates causal relation); (indicates change of state); (indicates contrast)
要 (yào): to demand; to request; to coerce
- 覀 (xī): lid
- 女 (nǚ): woman
Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 要
- 要(yào): to want; will; going to (as future auxiliary); important; vital; may; must
- 需要(xū yào): to need; to want; to demand; needs; to require
- 要求(yāo qiú): to request; to require; to stake a claim; to ask; to demand; CL: 点(diǎn)
- 重要(zhòng yào): important; significant; major
- 主要(zhǔ yào): main; principal; major; primary
- 必要(bì yào): necessary; essential; indispensable; required
- 不要紧(bú yào jǐn): unimportant; not serious; it doesn’t matter; never mind; it looks all right; but
- 次要(cì yào): secondary
- 要不(yào bù): otherwise; or; or else; how about…? (one choice or the other); either this, or else…
- 纪要(jì yào): minutes; written summary of a meeting
- 简要(jiǎn yào): concise; brief
- 首要(shǒu yào): the most important; of chief importance
- 要点(yào diǎn): main point; essential
- 要命(yào mìng): to cause somebody’s death; very; extremely; frightening; annoying
- 要素(yào sù): essential factor; key constituent
- 摘要(zhāi yào): summary; abstract
*CL: Classifier/Measure Word