Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes

自来 (自來) zì lái

  1. zì lái adverb from the beginning / originally
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Time 时间
    Notes: In the sense of 本来 (CC-CEDICT '自來'; Guoyu '自來')
  2. zì lái phrase to come of one's own accord
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (CC-CEDICT '自來')
  3. zì lái phrase to come personally
    Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
    Notes: (Dien 2014, p. 65)

Contained in

自来水自来水管

Texts that the word is most frequently mentioned in

Collection Document Title Occurrences
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十六 志第一百四十九 兵十 Volume 196 Treatises 149: Military 10 5
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷五十四 Scroll 54 5
Book of Jin 《晉書》 卷一百〇三 載記第三 劉曜 Volume 103 Records 3: Liu Yao 4
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷九十五 列傳第五十五 索虜 Volume 95 Biographies 55: Suo Lu 3
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百九十 志第一百四十三 兵四 Volume 190 Treatises 143: Military 4 3
Wenxuan 《文選》 卷四十 Scroll 40 3
History of Song 《宋史》 卷一百八十三 志第一百三十六 食貨下五 Volume 183 Treatises 136: Finance and Economics 2e 2
Book of Song 《宋書》 卷四十五 列傳第五 王鎮惡 檀韶 向靖 劉懷慎 劉粹 Volume 45 Biographies 5: Wang Zhen E, Tan Shao, Xiang Jing, Liu Huaishen, Liu Cui 2
History of Jin 《金史》 卷八  本紀第八: 世宗下 Volume 8 Annals 8: Shizong 3 2
Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 卷四十七 班梁列傳 Volume 47: Biographies of Ban, Liang 2