當初

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Chinese[edit]

 
to act as; represent; equal; should; fitting; suitable; adequate; proper; replace; to be; to hold a position; manage; withstand; when; during; ought; match equally; same; obstruct; just at (a time or place); on the spot; right; just at
 
initial; first; beginning; junior; basic
trad. (當初)
simp. (当初)

Pronunciation[edit]


Adverb[edit]

當初

  1. originally; at first; at that time; at the outset; in the first place
    後悔當初沒有學好英語 [MSC, trad.]
    后悔当初没有学好英语 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā hěn hòuhuǐ dāngchū méiyǒu xuéhǎo Yīngyǔ. [Pinyin]
    She regrets not learning English well from the outset.
  2. previously; formerly; once upon a time; in the past

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