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The Chinese word yuanlai - 原来 - yuánlái
(original in Chinese)

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English translations

original, at first, so, to turn out to be,
former, originally, actually, to prove to be

Chinese characters:

Chinese characters  ( yuanlai / yuánlái ) with pronunciation (English translation: original )

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原来 ( yuanlai / yuánlái ) is composed of these characters: (yuan) , (lai)
原来 ( yuanlai / yuánlái ) in traditional characters

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former  |  to be at
原来 ( yuanlai / yuánlái ) belongs to the 500 most common composed words in Chinese language (rank 107)
More words that mean original in Chinese
bĕn ( 本 ), bĕnlái ( 本来 ), shŏu ( 首 )
More words that mean at first in Chinese
bĕn ( 本 ), bĕnlái ( 本来 )

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