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lái
v. used as a substitute of another verb (bring, drink, sing ...); used to indicate the manner or attitude
Other meanings
[lái]   v./adj. to come, to occur; to get or earn; future, coming, next
[lái]   v. (before verb) will do, shall do; (after verb) indicate purpose, result or estimation, indicate the movement towards the speaker
[lái]   v. (after 得 or 不) indicates capability of finishing a certain task
[lái]   char. used as a syllable filler in ballads
    one (for )
    person, man (for )

Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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lái yì píng pí jiǔ .
phr. Give me a bottle of beer.
zài lái yì píng
phr. one more bottle, (give me) another bottle
dián qí jiǎo lái kàn
phr. to look at...standing on tiptoe