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HSK 4 - Medium
Traditional (switch to Simplified)

起來 (起来)

qǐ lai


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

Other pronunciations

起來 qi lai
  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. )

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