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后来 hòu lái: Meaning and Pronunciation / HSK 3

后来 (hòu lái) English Meaning

  • afterwards
  • later

Traditional Characters: 後來

后 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

来 forms words in:

HSK 1, HSK 3, HSK 4, HSK 5 and HSK 6.  CLICK HERE to jump to the list.

Sample Sentences

  • 他后来写信给总统。
    Tā hòulái xiě xìn gěi zǒngtǒng.
    Later he wrote to the president.
  • 后来他的美学知识也增加了。
    Hòulái tā dì měixué zhīshì yě zēngjiāle.
    Later his aesthetic knowledge also increased.
  • 后来我明白北京人走路走得慢。
    Hòulái wǒ míngbái běijīng rén zǒulù zǒu dé màn.
    I later realized that Beijing people walk slowly.
  • 后来他领导了延安的一个研究机构。
    Hòulái tā lǐngdǎole yán’ān dì yīgè yán jiù jīgòu.
    Later, he headed a research institute in Yanan.
  • 他原来一字不识,后来学了一点文化。
    Tā yuánlái yī zì bù shí, hòulái xuéle yīdiǎn wénhuà.
    He was illiterate, but later he received some schooling.
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Stroke Order & Character Components

后 (hòu): back; behind; rear; afterwards; after; later; empress; queen

  • 厂 (chǎng): production facility
  • 一 (yī): one
  • 口 (kǒu): mouth

来 (lái): to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next;

  • 一(yī): one
  • 丶(zhǔ): stroke
  • 木(mù): tree

Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 后

HSK 1 Word List

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

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Links to all HSK Words & Lists Containing 来

HSK 1 Word List

  • 来(lái): to come; to arrive; to come round; ever since; next

HSK 3 Word List

HSK 4 Word List

HSK 5 Word List

HSK 6 Word List

*CL: Classifier/Measure Word

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