(cái )

才 English Translation

The English meaning of (cái ) is:

  • ability
  • talent
  • sb of a certain type
  • a capable individual
  • only
  • only then
  • just now

(cái ) ( )

才 English Translation

The English meaning of (cái ) is:

  • a moment ago
  • just now
  • (indicating sth happening later than expected)
  • (preceded by a clause of condition or reason) not until
  • (followed by a numerical clause) only

Example Usage of 才


Chúfēi yǔ tíngle, wǒmen cái huì chūqù. We won't go out unless it stops raining.

Zhídào nà shí, tā cái yìshí dào tā yǐjīng shàngdàng shòupiàn. Only then did he realize he had been deceived.

Wǒ hěn qīnpèi tā de cáigàn. I feel admiration for his talent.

Zhídào wǒ zìjǐ yǒule háizi wǒ cái míngbáile shénme shì mǔ'ài. It was not until I had a baby myself that I knew what mother's love is.

Dāng tā yùnzhuǎnle, tāmen cái kàn qǐlái fàngxīnle. They looked relieved only when it was in motion.



Chinese words containing 才

才 Radical
HSK Level 3
才 Stroke Count 3
Variants of (cái )
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才 Stroke Order