来着

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 來著

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin láizhe
Zhuyin ㄌㄞˊ ㄓㄜ˙
IPA (key) /laɪ̯³⁵ ɖ͡ʐ̥ə³/

Adverb[edit]

来着 (simplified, Pinyin láizhe, traditional 來著)

  1. (colloquial) used after a verb when asking someone to repeat information
    哪儿来着
    Where do you live again?
  2. (colloquial) used after a verb to indicate a past action or state
    星期搬家来着怎么旅游
    She moved house only last week, how can she be travelling now?
    忘记怎么拼写名字来着
    I've forgotten how to spell your name.
    什么来着
    What did I tell you? (i.e. I told you so!)