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由来
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English Definitionorigin
Simplified Script由来
Traditional Script由來
Pinyinyóulái
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
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Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄧㄡˊ ㄌㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)jau4loi4
Part of Speech(名) noun
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Advanced
Word Decomposition
yóuto follow; from; it is for...to; reason; cause; because of; due to; to; to leave it (to somebody); by (introduces passive verb)
láito come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

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Words With Same Head Word    
由于yóuyúdue to; as a result of; thanks to; owing to; since; because
由此可见yóucǐ kějiànfrom this, it can be seen that...
由此yóucǐhereby; from this
由径yóujìngto follow a narrow path
由旬yóuxúnyojana (Vedic measure, about 8 miles)
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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