How do I Say and Write
"Welcome" in Chinese?

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How do I Say "Welcome" in Chinese?

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"Welcome" in Chinese : 欢迎

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Definitions

Pronunciation : Wel"come
Part of Speech : a.
Etymology : [OE. welcome, welcume, wilcume, AS. wilcuma a welcome guest, from wil-, as a prefix, akin to willa will + cuma a comer, fr. cuman to come; hence, properly, one who comes so as to please another's will; cf. Icel. velkominn welcome, G. willkommen. See Will,
Definition : 1. Received with gladness; admitted willingly to the house, entertainment, or company; as, a welcome visitor. When the glad soul is made Heaven's welcome guest. Cowper.

2. Producing gladness; grateful; as, a welcome present; welcome news. "O, welcome hour!" Milton.

3. Free to have or enjoy gratuitously; as, you are welcome to the use of my library.

Note: Welcome is used elliptically for you are welcome. "Welcome, great monarch, to your own." Dryden. Welcome-to-our-house (Bot.), a kind of spurge (Euphorbia Cyparissias). Dr. Prior.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Wel"come
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. Salutation to a newcomer. "Welcome ever smiles." Shak.

2. Kind reception of a guest or newcomer; as, we entered the house and found a ready welcome. His warmest welcome at an inn. Shenstone. Truth finds an entrance and a welcome too. South. To bid welcome, to receive with professions of kindness. To thee and thy company I bid A hearty welcome. Shak.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Wel"come
Part of Speech : v.
Etymology : [AS. wilcumian.]
Definition : Defn: To salute with kindness, as a newcomer; to receive and entertain hospitably and cheerfully; as, to welcome a visitor; to welcome a new idea. "I welcome you to land." Addison. Thus we salute thee with our early song, And welcome thee, and wish thee long. Milton.

t. [imp. & p. p. Welcomed; p. pr. & vb. n. Welcoming.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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Words Covered : Welcome, contact, recall, shout.

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