zhǔ yào
adj. main, major, principal
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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yì jiǔ èr bā nián yǐ hòu , tā zhǔ yào shēng huó zài měi guó .
phr. After 1928 he lived mainly in the United States.
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wǒ lái zhōng guó zhǔ yào shì xué xí hàn yǔ .
phr. I came to China mainly for learning Chinese.
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zhōng guó huà zhǔ yào yòng mò hé shuǐ huà
phr. Chinese paintings are mainly created using ink and water.
běn kè chéng zhǔ yào nèi róng hé mù biāo
phr. the main contents and objectives of this course
zhǔ yào shì chǎng
nphr. leading market, major market
zhǔ yào gōng zuò nèi róng
nphr. main work content, main job content
zhǔ yào rén yuán hé shè bèi
nphr. main staff and equipment, key personnel and equipment