- Cantonese (Jyutping): cung4 loi4
- Hakka (Pha̍k-fa-sṳ): chhiùng-lòi
- Min Nan (POJ): chêng-lâi
- Min Nan
- (literally) from the past until the present
- Since 从来 cónglái is almost always followed by a negated verb such as 不 bù or 没有 méiyǒu it is usually translated into English as "never".
- : 向来