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See also: 来着


to come
particle indicating the successful result of a verb; to touch; to come in contact with; to feel; to be affected by; to catch fire; to fall asleep; to burn; particle attached after verb to indicate action in progress, like ‑ing ending; to make known; to show; to prove; to write; book; outstanding; to wear (clothes); to contact; to use; to apply; catch; receive; suffer
trad. (來著)
simp. (来着)




  1. (colloquial) Used after a verb when asking someone to repeat information.
    哪兒來著 [MSC, trad.]
    哪儿来着 [MSC, simp.]
    Nǐ zhù zài nǎr láizhe? [Pinyin]
    Where do you live again?
  2. (colloquial) Used after a verb to indicate a past action or state.
    星期搬家來著怎麼旅遊 [MSC, trad.]
    星期搬家来着怎么旅游 [MSC, simp.]
    Tā shàng ge xīngqī hái bānjiā láizhe, zěnme huì zài lǚyóu ne? [Pinyin]
    She moved house only last week, how can she be travelling now?
    忘記怎麼拼寫名字來著 [MSC, trad.]
    忘记怎么拼写名字来着 [MSC, simp.]
    Wǒ wàngjì zěnme pīnxiě nǐ de míngzì láizhe. [Pinyin]
    I've forgotten how to spell your name.
    什麼來著 / 什么来着  ―  Wǒ shuō shénme láizhe?  ―  What did I tell you? (i.e. I told you so!)