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Do you want my one-word secret of happiness—It's growth—mental, financial, you name it.
Harold S. Geneen
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See also yao

Translingual

Stroke order
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Han character

(radical 146 西+3, 9 strokes, cangjie input 一田女 (MWV), four-corner 10404)

  1. necessary, essential
  2. necessity

References

  • KangXi: page 1128, character 16
  • Dai Kanwa Jiten: character 34768
  • Dae Jaweon: page 1597, character 4
  • Hanyu Da Zidian: volume 4, page 2805, character 8
  • Unihan data for U+8981

Cantonese

Hanzi

(Yale yiu1, yiu3)


Japanese

See also 要する

Kanji

(grade 4 kanji)

Readings

Compounds


Korean

Hanja

(hangeul 요, revised yo, McCune-Reischauer yo, Yale yo)


Mandarin

Pronunciation

Hanzi

(pinyin yào (yao4), Wade-Giles yao4)

Compounds

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