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只要

Word definition:

Simplified
Pīnyīn
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HSK
if only / so long as
HSK 4

Character decomposition:

CharacterTot Str
Rad / Str
Mandarin
Pīnyīn
Unihan Definition
standalone and in compounds
Jyutping
Cantonese
Variant
Four corner
Cangjie
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 *只* | 只* | *只
5画
only, just, simply
6080.0
RC
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 *要* | 要* | *要
9画
necessary, essential; necessity
1040.4
MWV

Word decomposition:

SimplifiedEnglish Definition
if only / so long as
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  *只* | 只* | *只
only / merely / just / but
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *只* | 只* | *只
variant of
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  *只* | 只* | *只
grain that has begun to ripen / variant of 衹|只
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *只* | 只* | *只
variant of
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  *只* | 只* | *只
classifier for birds and certain animals, one of a pair, some utensils, vessels etc
 
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  *要* | 要* | *要
to demand / to request / to coerce
 
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  *要* | 要* | *要
important / vital / to want / to ask for / will / going to (as future auxiliary) / may / must / (used in a comparison) must be / probably / if


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