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Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 要 (you)

Learn one Kanji a day with infographic: 要 (you)

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MEANING:

need, main point, essence, pivot, key to

HOW TO READ:

On: you
Kun: i.ru, kaname

JLPT LEVEL: N3

COMPOUNDS:

要る (iru): to be needed, to be wanted
要素 (youso): component, factor
要因 (youin): main cause, primary factor
要点 (youten): gist, main point
必要 (hitsuyou): necessary, needed
要求 (youkyuu): demand, firm request
要領 (youryou): point, gist, essentials
需要 (juyou): demand, request
要員 (youin): essential member
概要 (gaiyou): outline, summary
所要 (shoyou): required, needed
不要 (fuyou): unnecessary, unneeded
重要 (juuyou): important, essential
要望 (youbou): demand for, request
要件 (youken): important matter
主要 (shuyou): chief, main, principal
要請 (yousei): appeal, request, demand
要人 (youjin): important person
要旨 (youshi): point, gist, summary
要項 (youkou): important points
要する (yousuru): to need, to demand
必要性 (hitsuyousei): necessity
不必要 (fuhitsuyou): unnecessary, undesired
要注意 (youchuui): attention required
要するに (yousuru ni): in short, to sum up
身代金要求 (minoshirokin’youkyuu): ransom demand


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EXAMPLE SENTENCES:

そのニュースが村に届くには数日を要した。
sono nyuusu ga mura ni todoku ni wa suujitsu o youshita.
It took several days for the news to reach the village.

アメリカで得点を上げ続けるのに必要なのはお金なのだ。
amerika de tokuten o agetsuzukeru no ni hitsuyou na no wa okane na no da.
In America money is how we keep score.

1996年の電気通信規制緩和は、きわめて重要だった。
sen kyuuhyaku kyuujuu roku nen no denki tsuushin kisei kanwa wa, kiwamete juuyou datta.
The telecom deregulation of 1996 was hugely important.

オランダはそれを認めず、かつての領土の返還を要求しようとした。
oranda wa sore o mitomezu, katsute no ryoudo no henkan o youkyuu shiyou to shita.
The Dutch had other ideas, and attempted to reclaim their former territory.

今年の高い経済成長は、その需要に間違いなく拍車をかけるだろう。
kotoshi no takai keizai seichou wa, sono juyou ni machigai naku hakusha o kakeru darou.
Strong economic growth this year will only enlarge that demand.

ふたりは危機に見舞われる前に連携をとる必要を認識し、その認識を核拡散防止という重要な問題に当てはめた。
futari wa kiki ni mimawareru mae ni renkei o toru hitsuyou o ninshiki shi, sono ninshiki o kaku kakusan boushi to iu juuyou na mondai ni atehameta.
They understood the need to nurture coalitions before crises strike, and applied this knowledge to the critical problem of nuclear proliferation.

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