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lay
leɪ
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English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Not of or from a profession.
  2. Characteristic of those who are not members of the clergy.
(名) As a noun
  1. A narrative poem of popular origin.
  2. A narrative song with a recurrent refrain.
(动) As a verb
  1. Put into a certain place or abstract location.
  2. Put in a horizontal position.
  3. Lay eggs.
  4. Prepare or position for action or operation.
  5. Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment.
Hyphenationlay
Part of Speech(动) verb, (不及物的动) intransitive verb, (名) noun, (形) adjective
Matching Results
fàngto put; to place; to release; to free; to let go; to let out; to banish; to set off (fireworks)
to bear; to stand; to endure
to place; to put aside; to shelve
xiàmeasure word to show the frequency of an action
xiàdown; downwards; below; lower; later; next (week etc); second (of two parts); to decline; to go down; to arrive at (a decision, conclusion etc)
铺设pūshèto lay (railroad tracks, carpet, pipeline); to install (wiring, cable); to construct (road, concrete slab)
敷设fūshèto lay; to spread out
to build by laying bricks or stones
倒下dǎoxiàto collapse; to topple over
plank bed; place to sleep; (old) relay station
to spread; to display; to set up; (old) holder for door-knocker
to apply (paint etc); to smear; to daub; to blot out; to scribble; to scrawl; (literary) mud; street
布置bùzhìto put in order; to arrange; to decorate; to fix up; to deploy
凡俗fánsúlay (as opposed to clergy); ordinary; commonplace
安放ānfàngto lay; to place; to put in a certain place
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