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Meaning of 来

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(Trad.: 來)
Pinyin: lái
English Definition: to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next
Chinese Definition:
①由另一方面到这一方面,与“往”、“去”相对:来回。来往。过来。归来。来鸿去燕(喻来回迁徙,不能在一地常住;亦喻书信来往)。
②从过去到现在:从来。向来。
③现在以后,未到的时间:来年。将来。来日方长。
④用在数词或数量词后面,表示约略估计:二百来头猪。
⑤做某个动作:胡来。
⑥用在动词前,表示要做某事:大家来动脑筋。
⑦用在动词后,表示做过(一般均可用“来着”):昨天他哭来。
⑧用在动词后,表示动作的趋向:上来。
⑨表示发生:暴风雨来了。
⑩在数词一、二、三后面,表示列举理由:这台收录机一来音质好,二来价钱便宜,我就买了。
⑾用做诗、歌词中的衬字:八月里来桂花香。
⑿表示语气,归去来兮!
⒀姓氏。

Synonym: 没有
Antonyms:
Total strokes: 7; Radical:
Ideographic: A wheat plant that has not yet borne fruit; compare
Character Formation:
  • Overlaid
    • [ wèi ] not yet; 8th terrestrial branch
    • [ ha ] kwukyel
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Example Words:
后来 [ hòu lái ]: afterwards; later
原来 [ yuán lái ]: original; former; originally; formerly; at first; so, actually, as it turns out
本来 [ běn lái ]: original; originally; at first; it goes without saying; of course
来自 [ lái ]: to come from (a place); From: (in email header)
将来 [ jiāng lái ]: in the future; future; the future; Classifiers:
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