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English Definitiona modal particle indicating (that's all, only, nothing much)
See alsobàliǎo a modal particle indicating (don't mind it, ok)
Simplified Script罢了
Traditional Script罷了
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄅㄚˋ ㄌㄜ˙
Cantonese (Jyutping)baa6liu5
Part of Speech(助) particle
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
to stop; to cease; to dismiss; to suspend; to quit; to finish
le(modal particle intensifying preceding clause); (completed action marker)

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
罢工bàgōnga strike; to go on strike
罢免bàmiǎnto remove somebody from their post; to dismiss
罢课bàkèstudent's strike
罢休bàxiūto give up; to abandon (a goal etc); to let something go; forget it; let the matter drop
罢官bàguānto dismiss from office; to resign from office
Words With Same Tail Word    
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
对了duìleCorrect!; Oh, that's right, ... (when one suddenly remembers something one wanted to mention); Oh, by the way, ...
除了chúlebesides; apart from (... also...); in addition to; except (for)
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