自来

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl.
trad. 自來

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin zìlái
Zhuyin ㄗˋ ㄌㄞˊ
IPA (key) /t͡sz̩⁵¹ laɪ̯³⁵/

Adverb[edit]

自来 (simplified, Pinyin zìlái, traditional 自來)

  1. (archaic) all along; in the first place

Usage notes[edit]

The modern vernacular equivalent would be: 从来.