Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: lai2
Zhuyin: ㄌㄞˊ
English Meaning: 1. to come 2. in order to 3. to take place, to crop up 4. to have 5. future, coming 6. (used to replace another verb)
German Meaning: kommen
Spanish Meaning: venir
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Example Sentences:

你從哪裡來?
你从哪里来?
ni3 cong2 na3 li3 lai2?
Where do you come from?
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我從倫敦來。
我从伦敦来。
wo3 cong2 lun2 dun1 lai2.
I'm from London.
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公車什麼時候來?
公车什么时候来?
gong1 che1 shen2 me5 shi2 hou4 lai2?
When will the bus come?
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查爾斯王子原本可以更努力來挽救這段婚姻。
查尔斯王子原本可以更努力来挽救这段婚姻。
cha2 er3 si1 wang2 zi3 yuan2 ben3 ke3 yi3 geng4 nu3 li4 lai2 wan3 jiu4 zhe4 duan4 hun1 yin1.
Prince Charles originally could have made a bigger effort to save his marriage.
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您大概什麼時候會來取車?
您大概什么时候会来取车?
nin2 da4 gai4 shen2 me5 shi2 hou4 hui4 lai2 qu3 che1?
About what time would you like to pick up the car?
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我在等我朋友來接我。
我在等我朋友来接我。
wo3 zai4 deng3 wo3 peng2 you3 lai2 jie1 wo3.
I'm waiting for my friend to pick me up.
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可以請你盡快派人來嗎?
可以请你尽快派人来吗?
ke3 yi3 qing3 ni3 jin4 kuai4 pai4 ren2 lai2 ma5?
Could you please send someone as soon as possible?
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