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前来
Main
English Definitionto come (formal); before; previously
Simplified Script前来
Traditional Script前來
Pinyinqiánlái
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄑㄧㄢˊ ㄌㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)cin4loi4
Word Decomposition
qiánfront; forward; ahead; first; top (followed by a number); future; ago; before; BC (e.g. 前293年); former; formerly
láito come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
前途qiántúprospects; future outlook; journey
前天qiántiānthe day before yesterday
前年qiánniánthe year before last
前进qiánjìnto go forward; to forge ahead; to advance; onward
前后qiánhòuaround; from beginning to end; all around; front and rear
Words With Same Tail Word    
原来yuánláioriginal; former; originally; formerly; at first; so, actually, as it turns out
上来shàngláito come up; to approach; (verb complement indicating success)
将来jiāngláiin the future; future; the future
过来guòláito come over; to manage; to handle; to be able to take care of
以来yǐláisince (a previous event)
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