原来 yuánlái

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The pronunciation in pinyin is written yuánlái or yuan2lai2.

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

English Translation

  1. originally
      yuánlái
2 .tone
yuán
2 .tone
lái
Example sentences in Chinese
       我一直以为他没有工作,原来他是自由职业者。
I always thought that he has no job, but in fact he is self employed.
       怪不得他没来上课,原来他生病了。
       我想把我的房间恢复成原来的样子。
       难怪她汉语说得那么好,原来她在中国生活了二十五年。
       原来鞋店的老板结婚了,所以不工作。
Actually the boss of the shoe shop got married, therefore he didn't work.

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