Chinese Symbol

What you see below, and can magnify, is the Chinese character for: used after a verb or an adjective to indicate the completion of an action or of a change. The action or the change may be:
1. already occurred in the past;
2. expected, anticipated or supposed to occur in the future; used at the end of a sentence to indicate changes or the emergence of a new situation. It may be that:
1. the new situation has already arisen in the past;
2. the new situation is expected to arise in the future;
3. a certain new situation may arise on certain conditions;
4. the change refers to a change in one's point of view, understanding, opinion, conduct; used at the end of an imperative sentence when urging, advising, warning someone against doing something; used at the end of a sentence with a time-measure complement to indicate that the action - or the result of the action - has not ended; finish, complete, end, fulfill, dispose of, settle; understand, know, realize; used with de5 or bu4 after a verb to indicate possibility; entirely, bit; survey, watch from a height, watch from a distance. I've divided all details into 5 sections. Please note that there might be more than one symbol with these meaning. If you want to see the other symbols or words with the same meaning, please click on the English words listed in the section 2 below.

SECTION 1:
TEXT AND IMAGE

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Chinese Symbol 了 le5
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SECTION 2:
PRONUNCIATION AND MEANING
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-(Used after a verb or an adjective to indicate the completion of an action or of a change. The action or the change may be:
1. already occurred in the past;
2. expected, anticipated or supposed to occur in the future)
-(Used at the end of a sentence to indicate changes or the emergence of a new situation. It may be that:
1. the new situation has already arisen in the past;
2. the new situation is expected to arise in the future;
3. a certain new situation may arise on certain conditions;
4. the change refers to a change in one's point of view, understanding, opinion, conduct)
-(Used at the end of an imperative sentence when urging, advising, warning someone against doing something)
-(Used at the end of a sentence with a time-measure complement to indicate that the action - or the result of the action - has not ended)
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-Finish, complete, end, fulfill, dispose of, settle; understand, know, realize
-(Used with de5 or bu4 after a verb to indicate possibility)
-Entirely, bit
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-Survey, watch from a height, watch from a distance

More symbols with the following meanings:

Complete
End
Settle
Understand
Know
Realize
Bit

A warning: In Chinese, words are often composed by two Chinese characters, and sometimes by three or more. This page is not a dictionary.

SECTION 3:
TRADITIONAL VERSION

This symbol has a different traditional version.

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Chinese Character 了 liao4 Traditional Version
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-Understand
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CHINESE WORDS CONTAINING THIS SYMBOL

This Chinese symbol is contained in the following Chinese word:

SECTION 5:
CHINESE NAMES CONTAINING THIS SYMBOL

This Chinese symbol is not contained in any Chinese name.

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