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了 le: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 1

了(le) English Meaning

  • (completed action marker)
  • (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)

Traditional Character:  

This character is also pronounced liǎo in other HSK levels.

Sample Sentences

  • 疯了!
    Fēngle!
    Crazy!
  • 谢幕了。
    Xièmùle.
    The curtain fell.
  • 太晚了。
    Tài wǎnle.
    It’s too late.
  • 我困了。
    Wǒ kùnle.
    I’m sleepy!
  • 谁来了?
    Shéi láile?
    Who has come?

Stroke Order & Character Components

了 (le): (completed action marker); (modal particle intensifying preceding clause)

  • 乛 (ya): second, hand
  • 亅 (jué): hook
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