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adv. not until (used to indicate that something happens later than is expected); only
Other meanings
[cái]   adv. just, a moment ago, just now; (for emphasis) really, actually
[cái]   n. talent, ability; talented person
    hand (for )
    one (for )
'才' is part of the following simplified words:
 团 才 材 豺 财 闭 鼒
'才' is part of the following traditional words:
 才 材 豺 財 閉 鼒
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.
zuó tiān wǒ dà gài yè li liáng diǎn zhōng cái shuì .
phr. Yesterday I did not go to sleep until about two o'clock.
zhè gè wèn tí zhí yóu lǎo shī cái zhī dào .
phr. The teacher is the only person who can answer this question.
zhè zuò qiáo huā le shí nián shí jiān cái jiàn chéng .
phr. It took ten years to build this bridge.
tā huā le shí fēn zhōng cái bǎ xié dài jiě kāi
phr. It took him ten minutes to unlace his shoes.
zhè jiàn shì, zhí yǒu tā cái néng zuò hǎo .
phr. As for this matter, only he can do it well.
zhí yóu nǐ cái guān xīn wǒ .
phr. Only you care for me.