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English Definitionto waken
Simplified Script醒来
Traditional Script醒來
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄒㄧㄥˇ ㄌㄞˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)sing2loi4
Part of Speech(形) adjective
Proficiency Test LevelTOP=Intermediate
Word Decomposition
xǐngto wake up; to be awake; to become aware; to sober up; to come to
láito come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

Related Words

Words With Same Head Word    
醒悟xǐngwùto come to oneself; to come to realize; to come to see the truth; to wake up to reality
醒目xǐngmùeye-grabbing (headline); striking (illustration)
醒豁xǐnghuòclear; unambiguous
醒酒xǐngjiǔto dissipate the effects of alcohol; to sober up
醒面xǐngmiànto let the dough rest (after mixing it)
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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