從來

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See also: 従来 and 从来

Chinese[edit]

 
from; obey; observe; follow; second cousin; lax; yielding; unhurried
to come
trad. (從來)
simp. (从来)

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Adverb[edit]

從來

  1. from the past until the present; all along; never (when used with a negated verb)
    從來如此 / 从来如此  ―  Cónglái rúcǐ.  ―  This has always been the case.
    從來沒有如此關心 [MSC, trad.]
    从来没有如此关心 [MSC, simp.]
    Cónglái méiyǒu rén rúcǐ guānxīn wǒ. [Pinyin]
    No one has ever cared about me like that before.
    從來沒有想到小說作者 [MSC, trad.]
    从来没有想到小说作者 [MSC, simp.]
    cónglái méiyǒu xiǎngdào tā shì nà běn xiǎoshuō de zuòzhě. [Pinyin]
    It never occurred to me that he was the author of that novel.

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