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起来 (起來)

qǐ lai


  1. to stand up
  2. beginning or continuing an action
  3. to get up

Other pronunciations

起来 qi lai
  1. indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state (after a verb)
  2. Result complement
  3. indicating an upward movement (e.g. after )
  4. bringing things together (e.g. after 收拾)
  5. expressing preliminary judgement (after a perception verb, e.g. )

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