起來

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 起来
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin qǐlái  →  qǐlai (toneless final syllable variant)
Zhuyin ㄑㄧˇ ㄌㄞˊ  →  ㄑㄧˇ ㄌㄞ˙ (toneless final syllable variant)
IPA (key) /t͡ɕʰi²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ laɪ̯³⁵/  →  /t͡ɕʰi²¹⁴ laɪ̯⁴/
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Verb[edit]

起來 (traditional, Pinyin qǐlái, simplified 起来)

  1. (Beginning Mandarin) to rise up; to get up
  2. (Beginning Mandarin) when used after a verb, it indicates that the action has been completed

Min Nan[edit]

simpl. 起来
trad.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ kʰi˥˥lai˧˥ ]

Verb[edit]

起來 (traditional, POJ khí-lâi, traditional 起來, simplified 起来)

  1. to rise up; to get up
  2. when used after a verb, it indicates that the action has been completed