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  1. up
  2. upwards
  3. to start (to)
  4. to become
  5. when one comes (to)
  6. result complement
  7. indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state (after a verb)
  8. (indicating an) upward movement (e.g. after )
  9. bringing things together (e.g. after 收拾)
  10. (expressing) preliminary judgement (after a perception verb, e.g. )

Other pronunciations

起来 qǐ lai
  1. to stand up
  2. to get up
  3. continuing an action
  4. beginning an action

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