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original, at first, so, to turn out to be,
former, originally, actually, to prove to be
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原来 ( yuanlai / yuánlái ) is composed of these characters:
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)
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Version 5.26 / Last updated: 2020-02-11