Meaning of 啦

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Total strokes: 11; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (mouth) conveys the meaning.
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    • [ kǒu ] mouth; entrance, gate, opening
    • [ ] to pull, to drag; to seize, to hold; to lengthen; to play (a violin)
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  • Pinyin:
    English Definition: (onom.) sound of singing, cheering etc; (phonetic); (dialect) to chat
    Chinese Definition:

    Example Words:
    哗啦 huā (onom.) sound of a crash; with a crash
    稀里哗啦 li huā (onom.) rustling sound; sound of rain or of sth falling down; in disorder; completely smashed; badly battered; broken to pieces
    噼里啪啦 li (onom.) to crackle and rattle; to pitter-patter
    呼啦圈 quān hula hoop (loanword)
    呼啦啦 flapping sound
    More: 啦* | *啦 | *啦*
  • Pinyin: la
    English Definition: sentence-final particle, contraction of 了啊 , indicating exclamation; particle placed after each item in a list of examples
    Chinese Definition:
    Example Words:
    嘎啦 la (onom.) rumbling; rattling
    嘎啦 la to quarrel (Northeastern Mandarin)
    哗啦 huá la to collapse
    More: 啦* | *啦 | *啦*
Example Sentences
Has she really come?
I have to sleep early, good night.