lái     to come

繁体 traditional: 來
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语法 grammar: 动词 Verb
笔记 notes: An intransitive verb indicating motion towards the speaker. For example, 你回来啦! 'You have come back!' (Lao She, 2003, p. 176) 来 is used in this sense in both modern and literary Chinese (Kroll '來' 2). 来 is the 11th most frequently used word in the Beijing Language Institute's 1985 frequency wordlist (Ho, 2002, '来' 1; NCCED '来' 1).
相关的 related: 来到(Verb-complement phrase
上概念 parent concept: 运动 (Motion)
话题 topic: 现代汉语 (Modern Chinese)

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