起來

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See also: 起来

Chinese[edit]

to rise; to raise; to get up to come
trad. (起來)
simp. (起来)

Pronunciation[edit]


Verb[edit]

起來

  1. to rise up; to get up
  2. to get up; to get out of bed
  3. placed after a verb to indicate that the action has been completed
    起來 / 起来  ―  máng qǐlai  ―  to get busy
    起來 / 起来  ―  qǐlai  ―  to get hot
    起來 / 起来  ―  hǎo qǐlai  ―  to get better
    發展起來 / 发展起来  ―  fāzhǎn qǐlai  ―  to begin to develop
    突然起來 / 突然起来  ―  tūrán kū qǐlai  ―  to burst into tears
  4. placed after a verb to form a copular verb
    主意起來不錯 [MSC, trad.]
    主意起来不错 [MSC, simp.]
    Zhè zhǔyì tīng qǐlai bùcuò. [Pinyin]
    That sounds like a good idea.
    起來活力 [MSC, trad.]
    起来活力 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā kàn qǐlai hěn yǒu huólì. [Pinyin]
    He looks very energetic.

Synonyms[edit]

Dialectal synonyms of 起床 (“to get up; to get out of bed”) [map]
Variety Location Words
Formal (Written Standard Chinese) 起床, 起身
Mandarin Beijing 起床, 起來
Taiwan 起床, 起來
Harbin 起床
Jinan 起床
Muping 起來
Luoyang 起床, 起來
Wanrong 起來,
Xi'an 起來
Xining 起床
Xuzhou 起床, , 起來
Yinchuan , 起來
Lanzhou 起床, 起來
Ürümqi 起床, 起來
Wuhan 起床, 起身, 起去
Chengdu 爬起來, 起床, 起來
Guiyang 起來, 起床, 扒起來, 扒起
Liuzhou 起身
Yangzhou 起來
Nanjing 爬起來, 起來
Cantonese Guangzhou 起身
Hong Kong 起身
Foshan 起身
Shunde 起身
Zhongshan (Shiqi) 起身
Doumen (Shangheng Tanka) 起身
Taishan 起身
Kaiping (Chikan) 起身
Dongguan 起身
Gan Nanchang 起來
Lichuan 條起
Pingxiang 起頭
Hakka Meixian 䟘床, 䟘身, 起身
Yudu 起床, 調起
Miaoli (N. Sixian) 䟘床
Liudui (S. Sixian) 䟘床
Hsinchu (Hailu) 䟘床
Dongshi (Dabu) 䟘床
Hsinchu (Raoping) 跆起
Yunlin (Zhao'an) 起床, 起來
Jin Taiyuan 起床,
Xinzhou
Min Bei Jian'ou 起來
Min Dong Fuzhou
Min Nan Xiamen 起來, 起床
Quanzhou 起來, 起床
Zhangzhou 起來, 起床
Philippines (Manila) 起來
Chaozhou 起床, 起身, 走起, 起來
Haikou 起床
Pinghua Nanning 起床
Wu Shanghai 䟿起來, 爬起來
Suzhou 起來
Hangzhou 爬起來
Wenzhou 爬起
Chongming 𨂝出來
Danyang 起床, 起來
Ningbo 爬起, 爬起來
Xiang Changsha 起床
Loudi 起去, 起來

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