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, next 6. (used to replace another verb) 7. (used with to express capability) 8. ever since
German Meaning: kommen
Spanish Meaning: venir

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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