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English Definition(modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)
See alsoliào to watch from a height or distance; to survey; unofficial variant of (from traditional character )
liǎo to finish; to achieve; variant of ; to understand clearly
liǎo (of eyes) bright; clear-sighted; to understand clearly (from traditional character )
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Traditional ScriptSame
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo) ㄌㄜ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)liu5
Part of Speech(助) particle
Proficiency Test LevelHSK=1; TOP=Basic

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了去了le qù le(coll.) (after adjectives such as , , , ) very; extremely
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为了wèilein order to; for the purpose of; so as to
算了suànlelet it be; let it pass; forget about it
极了jíleextremely; exceedingly
好了hǎoleOK; all done
对了duìleCorrect!; Oh, that's right, ... (when one suddenly remembers something one wanted to mention); Oh, by the way, ...
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