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See also: 原来

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ChineseEdit

 
former; original; primary; raw; level; cause; source
to come
trad. (原來)
simp. (原来)
alt. forms 元來元来

PronunciationEdit


NounEdit

原來

  1. the beginning; the past
    回到原來 / 回到原来  ―  huídào yuánlái  ―  to return to the past

AdjectiveEdit

原來

  1. (attributive) original
    回到原來地方 / 回到原来地方  ―  huídào yuánlái de dìfāng  ―  to return to the original place

AdverbEdit

原來

  1. originally
  2. as it turns out; in fact
    原來這裡 / 原来这里  ―  Yuánlái nǐ yě zài zhèlǐ”  ―  "So You are Here Too" (song title)
    原來 [Cantonese, trad.]
    原来 [Cantonese, simp.]
    Jyun4 loi4 hai6 nei5 gaau2 sing4 gam2 ge3. [Jyutping]
    So it was you who did this.

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