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  • liǎo to finish
Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
liu5 liu5 (modal particle intensifying preceding clause) / (completed action marker)

Common Chinese Words Using 了

Simplified Chinese Pinyin Yale Jyutping English Definition for Chinese Text
dou3 liu5 dou3 liu5 at last / finally / in the end / has arrived / when subj. arrives at a location or time
wai4, wai6 liu5 wai4, wai6 liu5 in order to / for the purpose of / so as to
ching4, seng4, sing4 liu5 cing4, seng4, sing4 liu5 to be done / to be ready / that's enough! / that will do!
yau5, yau6 liu5 jau5, jau6 liu5 I've got a solution! / to have a bun in the oven (abbr. for 有了胎[you3 le5 tai1])
dak1 liu5 dak1 liu5 all right! / that's enough!
cheui4, chyu1, chyu4 liu5 ceoi4, cyu1, cyu4 liu5 besides / apart from (... also...) / in addition to / except (for)
syun3 liu5 syun3 liu5 let it be / let it pass / forget about it

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