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未来
Main
English Definitionfuture; tomorrow; approaching; coming; pending
Simplified Script未来
Traditional Script未來
Pinyinwèilái
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄨㄟˋ ㄌㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)mei6loi4
Part of Speech(名) noun
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Proficiency Test LevelHSK=5; TOP=Basic
Word Decomposition
wèinot yet; did not; have not; not; 8th earthly branch: 1-3 p.m., 6th solar month (7th July-6th August), year of the Sheep; ancient Chinese compass point: 210°
láito come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

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Words With Same Head Word    
未必wèibìnot necessarily; maybe not
未免wèimiǎnunavoidably; can't help; really; rather
未婚wèihūnunmarried
未婚夫wèihūn fūfiancé
未婚妻wèihūn qīfiancée
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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