原來

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See also: 原来

Chinese[edit]

 
former; original; primary
former; original; primary; raw; level; cause; source
to come
trad. (原來)
simp. (原来)
alternative forms 元來元来

Pronunciation[edit]


Note:
  • nguang5 lai5 - Shantou;
  • nguêng5 lai5 - Chaozhou.
  • Wu

  • Rime
    Character
    Reading # 1/1 1/1
    Initial () (31) (37)
    Final () (66) (41)
    Tone (調) Level (Ø) Level (Ø)
    Openness (開合) Closed Open
    Division () III I
    Fanqie
    Reconstructions
    Zhengzhang
    Shangfang
    /ŋʉɐn/ /lʌi/
    Pan
    Wuyun
    /ŋʷiɐn/ /ləi/
    Shao
    Rongfen
    /ŋiuɐn/ /lɒi/
    Edwin
    Pulleyblank
    /ŋuan/ /ləj/
    Li
    Rong
    /ŋiuɐn/ /lᴀi/
    Wang
    Li
    /ŋĭwɐn/ /lɒi/
    Bernard
    Karlgren
    /ŋi̯wɐn/ /lɑ̆i/
    Expected
    Mandarin
    Reflex
    yuán lái
    Expected
    Cantonese
    Reflex
    jyun4 loi4

    Noun[edit]

    原來

    1. the beginning; the past
      回到原來 / 回到原来  ―  huídào yuánlái  ―  to return to the past

    Synonyms[edit]

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    Adjective[edit]

    原來

    1. (attributive) original
      回到原來地方 / 回到原来地方  ―  huídào yuánlái de dìfang  ―  to return to the original place

    Synonyms[edit]

    Adverb[edit]

    原來

    1. originally
      原來認為現在辦到 [MSC, trad.]
      原来认为现在办到 [MSC, simp.]
      Yuánlái rènwéi bàn bù dào de shì, xiànzài bàndào le. [Pinyin]
      What was thought impossible has now been done.
    2. as it turns out; in fact; in the end
      原來這裡 / 原来这里  ―  Yuánlái nǐ yě zài zhèlǐ”  ―  "So You are Here Too" (song title)
      原來 [Cantonese, trad.]
      原来 [Cantonese, simp.]
      jyun4 loi4 hai6 nei5 gaau2 sing4 gam2 ge3. [Jyutping]
      So it was you who did this.
      約翰女友發現不忠原來也有今天 [MSC, trad.]
      约翰女友发现不忠原来也有今天 [MSC, simp.]
      Yuēhàn de nǚyǒu fāxiàn le tā de bùzhōng bìng shuǎi le tā, yuánlái tā yě yǒu jīntiān. [Pinyin]
      After discovering John's infidelity his girlfriend dumped him - in the end he really got his just deserts.

    Synonyms[edit]

    • (originally):
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    Derived terms[edit]


    Korean[edit]

    Hanja in this term

    Adverb[edit]

    原來 (wollae) (hangeul 원래)

    1. Hanja form? of 원래 (originally).