起来 qǐlái

Do you know how to translate the chinese word 起来?

The pronunciation in pinyin is written qǐlái or qi3lai2.

Here the english translation of that chinese word and audio file (mp3).

English Translation

  1. stand up
  2. start
      qǐlái
3 .tone
2 .tone
lái
Example sentences in Chinese
       她突然笑起来。
She suddently started to laugh.
       把手举起来!
Hands up!
       中国人不喜欢数字四,因为听起来像死。
Chinese don't like the number four because it sounds like 'death'.
       这个老师虽然看起来很严肃,但是对学生并不严格。
This teacher looks very strict, but he is not strict to the students.
       跟看报纸比起来,我更喜欢看杂志。
I prepare to look at magazines rather than newspapers.
       一位老人摔倒了,我过去把她扶起来了。
       他看起来很慌张,不知道是不是做了什么不好的事。
       他把那封信从地上捡起来了。
       音乐会接近尾声的时候,音乐家站起来跟观众致谢。
       不要动!把手举起来!

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