Chinese Traditional: 要不要
Chinese Simplified: 要不要
Pinyin: yao4 bu2 yao4
Zhuyin: ㄧㄠˋ ㄅㄨˊ ㄧㄠˋ
English Meaning: Would you like?, Do you want?
German Meaning: willst du?

Example Sentences:

ni3 hai2 yao4 bu2 yao4 tang1?
Would you like more soup?
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ni3 zhe4 ge5 xing1 qi2 wu3 yao4 bu2 yao4 qu4 dian4 ying3 yuan4 kan4 chang3 dian4 ying3.
Do you want to go to the cinema and watch a movie this Friday?
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今晚有一個搖滾音樂演唱會, 妳要不要和我一起去?
今晚有一个摇滚音乐演唱会, 妳要不要和我一起去?
jin1 wan3 you3 yi1 ge5 yao2 gun3 yin1 yue4 yan3 chang4 hui4, ni3 yao4 bu2 yao4 he2 wo3 yi4 qi3 qu4?
There is a rock concert tonight, want to come with me?
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ni3 jin1 tian1 xia4 wu3 yao4 bu2 yao4 qu4 dong4 wu4 yuan2?
Do you want to go to the zoo this afternoon?
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qing3 wen4 yao4 bu2 yao4 liu2 yan2?
Would you like to leave a message?
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yao4 bu2 yao4 wo3 ba3 zi1 liao4 yin4 chu1 lai2 gei3 ni3?
Shall I print the information for you?
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zhe4 ge5 xing1 qi2 wu3 yao4 bu2 yao4 yi4 qi3 qu4 kan4 chang3 dian4 ying3?
How about watching a film together this Friday?
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Related Words:



1. to want, would like to 2. have to, must 3. important, vital 4. to ask for, to request 5. will, be going to (future tense)

Here: to want, would like to

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不要   不要

bú yào

1. to not want sth 2. don't, mustn't

Here: don't want, no

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